The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (DPLM) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has an opening for an MD, PhD, or MD/PhD academic investigator for an Assistant Professor tenure-track appointment. This individual will join a highly interactive, multidisciplinary group with clinical and basic science research interests. The successful applicant will have acknowledged expertise in adenosine metabolism and signaling, especially as it relates to cancer, epithelial cell biology, and mechanisms of mucosal healing/epithelial regeneration. A track record of peer-reviewed funding and publications in leading peer-reviewed journals is preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to accomplish impactful research, acquire sustained extramural funding, and teach a variety of learners, including PhD graduate students, postdoctoral research fellows, and others. The selected candidate will have an appointment in the DPLM, will be eligible for membership in the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and will be expected to establish collaborations across departments and campuses as well as nationally.
Education and Experience:
Preference will be given to candidates with established research programs in endometrial or colorectal cancer, preferably in the area of inflammation-associated cancer, cancer prevention and biomarker discovery. For PhD applicants, fellowship training in translational science is particularly desirable. Experience in/with mouse models of epithelial injury, high performance liquid chromatography, electron microscopy, machine learning platforms for histology and immunohistochemistry, multispectral live-cell imaging, pharmacologic manipulation of adenosine signaling, and development of in vitro systems such as organoids or 3D cultures is preferable.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 170083
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