Department: Biochem and Molecular Biology 50000510
Reg-Temp: Full-Time Regular
The Department Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is seeking applications from candidates for a faculty position at the level of Professor. Candidates should employ modern developmental, genetic, cellular, molecular, approaches to address questions related to cancer and diseases. We are interested in individuals who apply new and innovative state-of-the-art techniques to address and complement the integrative approaches already ongoing in the department. Priority will be given to candidates with an extramurally funded research program. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to teaching medical and graduate students. Outstanding candidates in all areas of biochemistry will be considered, with special consideration given to investigators who will complement existing strengths of the department, which include cancer, signaling, and structural biology. Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D. or other equivalent doctoral degree. Highly competitive salary and startup packages, including new state-of-the-art laboratory space, are available. Applications are being accepted online at http://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/49874. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Ph.D., M.D. or other equivalent doctoral degree in a scientific field
Special emphasis in pancreatic and/or prostate cancer. Expertise in animal models and developmental biology
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