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Position: Assistant Professor
Institution: University of Arizona
Department: Cellular & Molecular Medicine
Location: Tucson, Arizona, United States
Duties: Develop and maintain an established, well-funded research program; Participate in the development and conduct of innovative and significant research; Play an active role in training undergraduate, graduate, and medical students, and post-doctoral fellows; Participate in appropriate departmental events, including seminars, retreats, and meetings; Participate in College of Medicine events
Requirements: PhD and/or MD degree in life sciences or relevant field; Strong publication record in high impact journals commensurate with experience; Extensive postdoctoral research experience; Active extramural research funding
   
Text: Sign In Create Profile Assistant Professor Tucson, AZ, United States | req579 Back to Search Assistant Professor Posting Number req579 Department Cellular & Molecular Medicine Department Website Link https://cmm.arizona.edu/ Medical Sub-Speciality Location UAHS - Tucson Address University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA Position Highlights The Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine (CMM) at the University of Arizona (UA) College of Medicine in Tucson (COM-T) is actively seeking a dynamic individual for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track position. The successful candidate will be expected to set up an innovative research program in cardiovascular research with extramural funding (e.g. NIH, NSF, AHA, etc.) and possess a desire to provide high-level instruction to both medical and graduate students. The successful candidate will have access to excellent laboratory space, access to outstanding core facilities (e.g., to create and phenotype animal models), administrative support, and generous start-up funding. CMM is renowned for its research in myofilament function, molecular basis of complex diseases, genome function, intracellular trafficking, and cancer research. Applicants bridging any of these disciplines are especially encouraged to apply. In addition, research target areas also include proteinopathies, mitochondrial biology, biosensors, computational biology, single molecule biophysics, etc. CMM is a fast-growing, highly interdisciplinary unit whose faculty make pivotal contributions to UA’s mission of multidisciplinary and collaborative discovery through cross-cutting basic and applied/translational research. Excellent opportunities exist at UA for research collaborations within an active community of basic and clinical scientists in academic departments across the university, as well as participation in numerous Centers of Excellence that include Sarver Heart Center, BIO5, Arizona Cancer Center, Asthma and Airway Disease Research Center, Arizona Center for Drug Discovery, Arizona Arthritis Center, and the Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center. The University of Arizona Health Sciences have proven interdisciplinary strengths in imaging, bioinformatics, genomics, precision medicine, etc. Duties & Responsibilities Develop and maintain an established, well-funded research program Participate in the development and conduct of innovative and significant research Play an active role in training undergraduate, graduate, and medical students, and post-doctoral fellows Participate in appropriate departmental events, including seminars, retreats, and meetings Participate in College of Medicine events Minimum Qualifications PhD and/or MD degree in life sciences or relevant field Strong publication record in high impact journals commensurate with experience Preferred Qualifications Extensive postdoctoral research experience. Active extramural research funding. Rank Assistant Professor Tenure Information Tenure-Eligible (TE) FLSA Exempt Full Time/Part Time Full Time Number of Hours Worked per Week 40 Job FTE 1.0 Work Calendar Fiscal Job Category Faculty Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits Rate of Pay Commensurate with AAMC Benchmarks Compensation Type salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE) Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive) Number of Vacancies 1 Target Hire Date 6/30/2020 Expected End Date Contact Information for Candidates Dr. Henk Granzier granzier@arizona.edu Open Date 2/24/2020 Open Until Filled Yes Documents Needed to Apply Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and Two Additional Documents Special Instructions to Applicant A complete application will include Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Statements of Research and Teaching Interests, names and e-mail addresses for no less than three (3) professional references. Diversity Statement At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness. © 2019 The Arizona Board of Regents on behalf of The University of Arizona Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled
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