Assistant Professor - Medicine, Knoxville - 200000015W
THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN KNOXVILLE, TN
The University of Tennessee, Graduate School of Medicine, based in Knoxville, Tennessee seeks an Assistant Professor in the Amyloidosis and Cancer Theranostics Program. This is a full-time, non-tenure position. Duties include research activities, as appropriate and supervision of undergraduate, graduate, and resident researchers as needed. Additional duties include research into amyloid related-therapeutics and diagnostics, including: production of protein-based amyloid binding agents using cell-based systems; binding assays; development and characterization of chimeric antigen receptors; phagocytosis assays; animal-based studies; molecular biology techniques and protein design; other assays as they are developed and needed; literature searches; preparation of manuscripts and grants (as needed); support ongoing efforts of the program; in collaboration with other members; and develop new research directions, as necessary.
At least 3 years of research experience in a laboratory setting
Immunological techniques, cell culture, and animal research skills
Laboratory research experience
Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
UTMC is ideally located in beautiful East Tennessee in the foothills of the Smokey Mountains National Park, affording metropolitan conveniences coupled with rural charm. Knoxville is a rapidly growing Southeastern metropolitan city, has an affordable cost of living, a temperate climate and is home to the University of Tennessee, which is known for its quality education.
Primary Location US-Tennessee-Knoxville
Organization Knox Medicine
Job Posting Oct 14, 2020, 2:39:11 PM
Internal Number: 200000015W
About UT Health Science Center
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.