The Department of Human Genetics in the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a non-tenure-track full-time faculty position at the Research Assistant Professor level in Human Genetics to begin immediately. We seek an outstanding candidate whose research addresses the mechanisms underlying demyelinating neurological disorders. Appointment at the Research Assistant Professor level requires a doctoral degree with training in neurobiology, molecular biology and cell culture techniques and significant experience working experience with mouse models of demyelination and neurodegeneration. Appointees at this level will be expected to develop a vigorous research program and to participate in mentoring. Documentation of strong skills and potential in research and mentoring is required, The faculty member will be part of the large community of human geneticist and neurobiologists within the Department of Human Genetics and the University of Pittsburgh, with many opportunities for collaboration and interaction. Salary will be determined by the candidate's credentials. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and names of three references to email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The position will remain open until an appropriate candidate has been identified.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO including Vets/Disab1ed
Please refer to job description The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Required Attachments: Curriculum Vitae
Optional Attachments: Other (see posting for additional details)
Internal Number: 19008927
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Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.