Assistant Professor of Cell Therapy and Regenerative Biology
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Summary of Position
The Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Biomedical Sciences (MCBS), College of Life Sciences and Agriculture (COLSA) at the University of New Hampshire invites applications for a full-time (9-month) tenure track Assistant Professor position of Cell Therapy and Regenerative Biology starting Fall 2020.
This search gives priority to expert cellular systems biology scientists with novel mechanistic insight into development, disease, tissue regeneration and/or cell therapeutics. The employ of organoid and/or 3-D tissue systems is additionally valued, especially as applied to neural, cancer, hematopoietic or endocrine systems.
The successful candidate will demonstrate strong potential to develop a high-impact, nationally recognized and externally funded research program, mentor undergraduates, graduate student and postdoctoral researchers, provide vibrant, high-quality instruction to the undergraduate and graduate programs, and provide meaningful service at departmental, college, university and national levels.
Opportunities also exist to establish productive interactions with UNH Centers of Excellence in Biomedical Bioengineering and in Bioinformatics, and with faculty pursuing cell and molecular biology research in the college, and university-wide. Graduate student training opportunities are provided via MCBS graduate programs in Biochemistry, Molecular & Evolutionary Systems Biology, Microbiology and Genetics. Teaching opportunities include the instruction and development of introductory courses in the candidate’s discipline, and graduate courses in the candidate’s specialty.
Recruited faculty will also benefit from UNH-Durham’s recently advanced University Instrumentation Center (">https://www.unh.edu/research/support-units/uic*), Bioinformatics Center (">https://hcgs.unh.edu/Bioinformatics*) and Cell & Molecular Phenotyping Cores. In addition, MCBS, COLSA, UNH and UNH’s NIH-sponsored COBRE Center of Biomedical Research Excellence in Integrated Biomedical and Bioengineering Research (https://www.unh.edu/research/cibbr) are each strongly relevant disciplines committed to career development.
Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. We anticipate a start date of August 2020.
For applications, required components include: (i) a cover letter and current CV; (ii) description of proposed research plans (3 pages); (iii) teaching philosophy, and approach (2 pages); (iv) PDF copies of 3 publications; and (v) names of three professional references (and contact information).
We seek applicants with demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.
For administrative questions related to application submission, please contact Paul Boisselle at email@example.com.
Acceptable Minimum Qualifications
Candidates must hold a PhD or MD degree, with demonstrated expert accomplishments in their related pursuits. This includes a strong publication record, and established ability to productively interact in immediate and regional research & academic areas. Experience with grant submissions and teaching are also advantageous.
A background check will be required as a condition of employment.
To view description and apply, visit https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/34691
The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.