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The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at Washington University School of Medicine invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor. We seek outstanding individuals working in any area of biochemistry or molecular biophysics. Areas of particular interest include metabolism/metabolomics, epigenetics, chemical biology and RNA biology as applied to human health and disease. Underrepresented minorities, diversity and women scientists are strongly encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will have established a strong record of research, built on fundamental and basic background in biochemistry or molecular biophysics and the use of quantitative methods of analysis. The research should address fundamental questions related to molecular mechanisms of biological or biomedical relevance. The department has a tradition of groundbreaking discoveries in biochemistry dating to the metabolism research of Nobel Laureates Carl and Gerty Cori. Current research programs span a wide range of topics including enzymes, intrinsically disordered proteins, membrane proteins and lipids, molecular motors, signal transduction, chromatin biology, proteomics, nucleic acid/protein interactions, protein folding and dynamics, and cell motility and the cytoskeleton. Current efforts includes research with relevance to neurodegenerative disease, aging, cancer, and infections in humans. Synergy exists with initiatives of cross-departmental research centers and institutes throughout the university, aimed at identifying molecular mechanisms of physiology and disease and translating interventions to clinical settings. Additional information about the department is available at https://biochem.wustl.edu.
Washington University has a highly interactive research environment with vigorous interdisciplinary graduate and medical scientist training programs, and successful candidates will contribute to graduate or medical education.
Please apply at https://facultyopportunities.wustl.edu/Posting/Detail/1010590.
Completed applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, starting immediately. For full consideration, applications should be received by October 15, 2021.
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the recruitment of candidates traditionally underrepresented on university faculties. Individuals of any race, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation are encouraged to apply, as are disabled individuals and veterans. The School of Medicine at Washington University is committed to finding solutions to global health problems, including ones that affect minority and disadvantaged populations.
Posted 26 August 2021
Postdoctoral Fellow in Ion Channel Biophysicseuroscience, pharmacology, physiology or other related field. Expertise in patch clamp electrophysiology is expected and additional experience with any one of: fluorescence microscopy, non-canonical amino acids and/or neuronal cultures is preferred.
The successful candidate will benefit from an outstanding research environment boasting a rich history of ion channel study as well as opportunities for career enhancement and development into an independent investigator. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, experience, and university guidelines. At the University of Rochester, we embrace diversity and inclusion as we believe they are an essential part of our success.
To apply, please send an email to Dr. David MacLean at email@example.com with CV, contact information of three references, and a brief summary of research interests. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. University of Rochester Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
Posted 10 August 2021
Department of Pharmacology and Physiology
University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry
The Department of Pharmacology and Physiology at the University of Rochester invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. We seek a creative, enthusiastic scientist with clear potential to secure extramural funding for their research program (active extramural funding is required for candidates for Associate Professor) who will synergize with the highly collaborative environment of the Department and the strategic initiatives of the Medical Center’s broader research community. The Department, which has added seven tenure-track faculty members over the past several years, offers outstanding research and graduate training environments. Established research strengths in the department revolve around cell signaling in the context of physiology and disease and include: calcium signaling, extracellular matrix and cell adhesion signaling, G protein-coupled receptor pharmacology and signaling, and ion channel structure and function. The successful applicant will receive a highly-competitive start-up package, generous laboratory space, and access to a wide range of state-of-the-art core facilities. The new faculty member will be expected to develop and maintain a vigorous, independent, externally funded research program and contribute to graduate student education and medical school teaching.
The University of Rochester Medical Center, the School of Medicine and Dentistry, and the adjacent Schools of Arts, Sciences and Engineering are part of a private, world-class research university, providing excellent opportunities for highly diverse, cross-disciplinary interactions and collaborations. Rochester is a vibrant, mid-sized city located in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, within driving distance of New York City, Toronto, Cleveland, and Pittsburgh. The city boasts a lively arts and culture scene and is home to the Eastman Theater, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, the International Jazz Festival, the Strong Museum of Play, and a wide variety of art and music festivals and fairs. The Rochester area was named one of the best places to raise a family by both Forbes and Kiplinger due in part to its short commutes, affordable housing, low cost of living, and quality public schools.
HOW TO APPLY:
Candidates should apply online at http://www.rochester.edu/working/hr/jobs. (Under the Job Search heading, click the link for All Other Openings, search for Job Posting Number 230045). Include a cover letter addressed to Dr. Robert Dirksen, Lewis Pratt Ross Professor and Chair of Pharmacology and Physiology; curriculum vitae; a 2-3 page description of research plans; 2 recent key publications; and names and contact information for three references. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and should be received before December 1, 2021.
Candidates are asked to submit a Statement of Diversity to demonstrate their support of UR’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion as a mission-driven institution. This statement should include their professional accomplishments that foster equitable and inclusive practices, and/or the candidate’s vision for creating a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion in their role.
The University of Rochester is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. The University believes that a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture enhances the performance of our organization and our ability to fulfill our important missions.
Posted 22 July 2021
Boston University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted 1 July 2021
NIH-funded Postdoctoral Position in the Bannister Lab
An NIH-funded postdoctoral position is open in the laboratory of Dr. Roger Bannister at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) in downtown Baltimore. The successful candidate will drive a project investigating age-related declines in muscle excitability. To do so, she/he/they will utilize state-of-art electrophysiological and optical recording techniques. In addition, the successful candidate will be given the opportunity to develop an independent research program.
This position is slated to begin immediately. Qualified individuals should apply to this posting and attach a cover letter, CV and names of three references. Specific inquiries should be directed to Dr. Bannister: RBannister@som.umaryland.edu.
UMSOM fosters intellectual interaction and provides state-of-the-art resources. In particular, the UMSOM has outstanding depth in muscle biology.UMSOM also has a longstanding commitment to aging research and has been designated a Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center since 1994.
Posted 28 June 2021
Tenure Track Associate/Full Professor in Cardiovascular Research
The Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) invites applications and nominations from nationally-recognized individuals for the position of Tenure Track Associate OR Full Professor in Cardiovascular Research. This position comes with a competitive start-up package, and the successful applicant will assume a primary role in undertaking and promoting cardiovascular research at the UTHSC. The qualified candidate is expected to be a leader in the field of cardiovascular research with a nationally-recognized research program supported by significant extramural funding and will have an outstanding record of research accomplishments. He/she is expected to maintain a vigorous, creative, externally-funded research program that complements that of current faculty and builds on departmental strengths. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to take advantage of the exceptional collaborative opportunities and excellent resources available in the Department of Physiology, the Division of Cardiology, and at Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare—which is partnering with UTHSC to create the UTHSC-Methodist Cardiovascular Institute—to develop collaborative research programs across the UTHSC campus. The candidate is also expected to participate in medical and graduate teaching. The Department of Physiology at UTHSC was recently ranked third out of all Physiology Departments in North America for total research funding. Current areas of research within the Department include cardiovascular disease, diabetes, gastrointestinal disease, cancer, neurodegenerative diseases and ion channels.Applicants must have a PhD, MD, or equivalent degree, and should submit a cover letter of interest, complete CV, summary of research accomplishments and goals, and names and contact information of three references to the search committee assistant, Dr. Nathan Tipton (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please indicate to which rank you are applying and submit application online at https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/uthsc_faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=19000000JJ&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=America%2FChicago. Please direct any questions to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. R.K. Rao (email@example.com). This position will remain open until filled.
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer.
Posted 4 May 2021
Professor and Connell Endowed Chair in Diabetes ResearchThe Department of Physiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) invites applications and nominations from nationally and internationally renowned individuals for the position of Eldon D. & Ruth Connell Endowed Chair Professor of Diabetes Research. The Department of Physiology at UTHSC was recently ranked eighth out of all Physiology Departments in North America for total research funding. Current areas of research within the Department include cardiovascular disease, diabetes, gastrointestinal disease, cancer, neurodegenerative diseases and ion channels. Outstanding collaborative opportunities and excellent resources are available in the Department of Physiology and the Division of Endocrinology at the UTHSC. In addition to the Endowed Chair fund, this position comes with a competitive start-up package. The occupant of the Connell Endowed Chair will assume a leadership role in diabetes research in the UTHSC campus. The qualified candidate will have an outstanding record of research accomplishments and significant extramural funding. He/she is expected to maintain a vigorous, creative, externally funded research program that compliments that of current faculty and builds on departmental strengths. Applicants are expected to be leaders in the field of diabetes research with an internationally-recognized research program that is supported by robust extramural funding. The successful candidate will have an outstanding opportunity to develop collaborative research programs across the UTHSC campus. Applicants must have a PhD, MD, or equivalent degree. Applicants should submit a cover letter of interest, complete CV, summary of research accomplishments and goals, and names and contact information of five references. Please direct any questions to Dr. Nathan Tipton, secretary for the Connell Endowed Chair Search Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org). This position will remain open until filled.
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer.
Posted 4 May 2021