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Posted 7/9/2015
Position: Assistant/Associate Professor Developmental Biologist
Employer: University of Richmond
Description: The Department of Biology at the University of Richmond invites applications for a tenure-track developmental biologist with a rank of Assistant Professor; applications from well-qualified applicants at the Associate Professor level will also be considered. We seek a broadly trained biologist who is committed to high quality undergraduate education and developing an innovative research program in developmental biology that applies cutting edge methodologies in the discipline. The candidate should have a Ph. D and postdoctoral experience; the start date is August 2016.
To Apply: For more information click here - https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000889178-01\

Posted 6/18/2015

Biochemistry - Assistant Professor position at ODU

As part of a university-wide biological sciences initiative, the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Old Dominion University announces a tenure track opening in the broad area of Biochemistry, at the Assistant Professor level. Position is to commence as early as December 2015. Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry or closely related field and postdoctoral experience. Candidates are expected to establish a vigorous externally-funded research program involving graduate and undergraduate students and to teach Biochemistry at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Specific research interest areas include mammalian and microbial molecular biology, experimental structural biology/structure-based drug design, and biological mass spectrometry that could utilize the state-of-the-art Bruker Apex-Qe, a Hybrid Qh-FTMS with 12 Tesla magnet housed in the College of Sciences. However, applications from qualified candidates in all areas of Biochemistry are encouraged.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research plan (3-5 pages), a statement of teaching philosophy and interests (1 page) along with contact information for three references at https://jobs.odu.edu Review of applications will begin June 25 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

http://jobs.sciencecareers.org/job/368769/biochemistry-assistant-professor-/. For further information on faculty and facilities see the department web site at http://www.odu.edu/chemistry. Specific additional inquiries should be addressed to Biochemistry Search Committee at chemjobs@odu.edu.

Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Posted 6/18/2015

Structural Biology Postdoctoral Position

A postdoctoral position is available in the structural biology group of Dr. Bret D. Freudenthal studying genomic stability and DNA damage processing at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas. The candidate should have experience in structural biology, enzyme kinetics, protein purification, and/or biochemistry. Applicants should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to conduct research independently and with a team. A detailed notebook and organizational skills will be required. The selected individual will work as part of a team employing multiple structural and biochemical approaches to investigate how genome stability is maintained in response to DNA damage. The group has in lab crystallization facilities with a new x-ray diffraction system that complements molecular biology and protein chemistry laboratories. The lab has ready access to multiple cutting edge core facilities. The Freudenthal group is in both the department of Biochemistry and Molecular biology, and Cancer Biology. These departments are within the University of Kansas Medical Center-NCI designated Cancer Center with investigators renowned for their contributions to the area of biochemistry, protein-protein interactions, and cancer biology. The exceptional training environment offers a highly supportive and interactive scientific environment with many diverse areas of expertise. KUMC is located in an especially attractive part of Kansas City that is central to prominent research institutions and maintains an affordable high quality of life. Kansas City is often ranked as top place to live in America.

Applicants must possess a doctoral level degree. To apply, please send your CV, description of research experience, and contact information for three references to bfreudenthal@kumc.edu or apply directly at http://www.kumc.edu/human-resources/jobs-at-kumc.html, Position #J0010798. The University of Kansas Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran
status or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

Posted 5/24/2015

Jobs Available American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics


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Posted 5/24/2015

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Posted 4/21/2015

Position: Neurobiology Postdoctoral Research
Employer: U.S. Air Force Research Lab – 711th Human Performance Division

The U.S. Air Force Research Lab – 711th Human Performance Division is seeking either a PhD candidate for the following research appointment.  U.S. Citizenship is required.

Qualified candidates must have completed their PhD within the past five years.  Faculty members interested in possible sabbaticals are also encouraged to apply.

Deadline: Targeted start date is between May – July 2015. 

Posted 3/31/2015

Positions: Apply to Join the NPA Editorial Team
The NPA is currently seeking a strong, dedicated individual to serve as the editor in chief of The POSTDOCket.
Description: The POSTDOCket is the quarterly newsletter of the NPA covering news items and features of interest to the postdoctoral community and its stakeholders. The POSTDOCket is managed by the POSTDOCket Committee, which consists of associate editors led by the editor in chief, in close collaboration with the NPA executive director and staff.
To Apply: Interested in applying? Click here for more information. All application statements must be e-mailed by Friday, April 3, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Posted 3/31/2015

Positions: Call Open for an NPA International Officer
Description: The NPA has an opening for the position of International Officer. International Officers are voluntary, Board-appointed, non-board leadership positions within the NPA. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the International Officer provides expertise and advice on international matters affecting or likely to affect the postdoctoral community to the Board, NPA Committee leaders and to the membership of the NPA. Considering the requirements of the role, postdocs and academic administrators with previous relevant NPA leadership experience are encouraged to apply.
To Apply: For more information on what the position entails, and for instructions  on applying, visit this page. Application deadline is Friday, April 17 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Posted 3/9/2015

Positions: Director, Evolutionary Biology Research Laboratory
Natural Science Research Curator III
Employer: The NC Museum of Natural Sciences
Dept of Environment & Natural Resource
Research & Collections
Description: The NC Museum of Natural Sciences and the Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Sciences at North Carolina State University jointly announce a search to recruit an evolutionary biologist with experience in and a commitment to engaging the public in the study of evolution.  The position is jointly split between the NC Museum of Natural Sciences (57%) and the Department of Biological Sciences at NC State (43%). This position includes research, outreach, teaching and service responsibilities at both institutions. Given existing strengths in NC’s Triangle area (including museum/university partnerships in public science, the launch of a new center in evolutionary medicine: TriCEM, https://tricemdotorg.wordpress.com/about/, and the land-grant mission of NC State University), candidates with experience in or interest in applied evolution are particularly encouraged.
To Apply: Click on the APPLY link on the this website.

Posted 3/9/2015

Positions: Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Assistant, Associate and Full Professor Levels
The Department of Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology
Employer: Texas A&M Health Science Center
Bryan/College Station
Description: Investigators working with viral, bacterial, fungal and parasite models are encouraged to apply. In addition, we welcome applicants whose training and research interests span the discipline of immunology. We are especially interested in investigators whose research complements existing strengths in host-pathogen interactions, immune responses to pathogens and vaccination, and immune-mediated disorders.
To Apply: Applications should contain a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of research interests and goals. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent on their behalf. All materials can be submitted electronically to the Search Committee Chair via e-mail to MPIMFacultySearch@tamhsc.edu or by regular mail to:  
Mailing Address: Chair, Search Committee
Department of Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology
College of Medicine
8447 State Highway 47
MREB 3107
Texas A&M Health Science Center
Bryan, TX 77807-3260

Posted 1/18/2015

Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Neuroscience
Employer: NC State College of Veterinary Medicine
Richmond, VA
Description: The position is Tenure track, and an important aspect of this job opening is that is a salaried position (full salary, 12 months a year); (i.e. you do not need to bring in your salary from grants). Applicants working in the field of pain are encouraged.

Posted 12/30/2014

A new research institute is being set-up in Seattle by Paul G. Allen of Microsoft, The Allen Institute for Cell Science.

The Allen Institute is about to start a major recruiting effort for researchers and postdoctoral opportunities for grad students. Attached is the fact sheet.

Click here for a link to the employment opportunities website.

Posted 11/6/2014

Position: Assistant Professor
Biological Sciences (Aquatic Toxicology)
Employer: California State University
Long Beach, CA
Description: We seek broadly trained applicants investigating the mechanisms of toxicity and/or responses to toxic agents in aquatic environments at the molecular or cellular level. CSULB has a long tradition of training undergraduates and Masters students for careers in science by involving students in productive research and through a commitment to a scholarly approach to pedagogy.
To Apply: The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program involving undergraduate and MS students and teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants must have a PhD and postdoctoral experience. For further information, please see attachment. Screening of applications will begin November 17, 2014 (deadline extended). CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 10/22/2014

Position: Assistant Professor
Division of Biological Sciences
Section of Molecular Biology
Employer: UC-San Diego
San Diego, CA
Description: This position is focused on Host-Microbiome Interactions. Candidates focusing on interactions between microbes and their host organism at the cellular and molecular levels in pathogenic and/or symbiotic settings are encouraged to apply.
To Apply: Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 3-5 references, statement of research, statement of teaching, a statement describing their past experience and leadership in fostering equity and diversity and/or their potential to make future contributions, and 3-5 publications. More information may be found on the following website: http://biology.ucsd.edu/jobs/faculty.html

Posted 10/1/2014

Position: Assistant Professor of Biology
Employer: Lewis-Clark State College
Description: Lewis-Clark State College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biology position. A PhD in biology or related field earned by August 2015, and a strong commitment to undergraduate education is essential. The ability to teach courses in human anatomy/physiology and general biology, in addition to the candidate's area of expertise, are preferred. Service to the college is also required.
To Apply:

Please submit a single PDF file consisting of (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) teaching statement (maximum two pages), (4) statement of research or scholarly interests (maximum two pages), (5) unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts and (6) and names of three references to the human resources website: https://lcsc.applicantpro.com/jobs/. Please also arrange for one confidential letter of reference to be sent to: Michael Edgehouse, Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Lewis-Clark State College, 500 8th Avenue, Lewiston, ID 83501. Review of applications will begin October 17, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Posted 9/18/2014
Positions: Positions are open at the NIH ranging from post-doc to faculty to Institute Directors.
Description: Dr. Maggie Werner-Washburne, President SACNAS is coordinating an effort through the Office of the Director at NIH to identify individuals from underrepresented backgrounds who are interested in and competitive for positions at the NIH.
Questions To:
Maggie Werner-Washburne--maggieww@unm.edu
Regents Professor
Biology Department 
University of New Mexico
President, The Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
Please include a copy of your C.V. for consideration.

Posted 9/12/2014

Position title: Vertebrate Physiology
Tenure-track Assistant Professor
Employer: Department of Biology
Hamilton College
Description: The Biology Department seeks a tenure-track assistant professor, effective July 1, 2015. Ph.D., post-doctoral research, and teaching experience required. The successful applicant’s teaching load will include a lab course in vertebrate physiology, a course in a related sub discipline (e.g. immunology, endocrinology), participation in a team-taught introductory biology program, and supervision of senior thesis research. (full description)

Questions may be directed to William Pfitsch, Chair, Biology Department, Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Road, Clinton, NY 13323-1292 (wpfitsch@hamilton.edu).

Posted 8/29/2014

Position title: Assistant Professor of Biology (Microbiology)
Employer: Department of Biology
Missouri State University
  The Biology Department at Missouri State University anticipates an August 2015 opening for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Microbiology.
Contact: Direct queries to PaulDurham@MissouriState.edu. EO/AA/M/F/Veterans/Disability
Requirements: Requirements include a PhD in Microbiology or related area, peer-reviewed publications in microbiology and excellent communication skills.  
Duites: Teaching courses in microbiology, pathogenic microbiology, and specialty; graduate and undergraduate advisement; and externally-funded research.
To Apply:

A letter of application (including a commitment to working with diverse student populations), CV, names and contact information for 3 references, a statement of teaching experience and interests, and copies of all university transcripts should be submitted online at: https://jobs.missouristate.edu.  Employment will require a criminal background check at University Expense.  Application review begins on 23 October 2014 and continues until position is filled.  Starting date is 10 August 2015.

Posted 8/4/2014

Position title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Employer: Center for Research on Reproduction and Women's Health
University of Pennsylvania
1349 Biomedical Research Building II/III
Philadelphia, PA 19104
PI: Lauren Anton Farrington, PhD
Senior Resarch Investigator
Description: Post doc opportunities in reproductive medicine.
We have 3 post doc opportunities available in our lab starting in the next couple months. We have an amazing amount of funding that has started/will be starting soon including:
1) an R21 (two years) investigating miR-210, hypoxia and placental function using in vivo and in vitro methods;
2) a large transdisciplinary March of Dimes grant (5 years)investigating the role of miRNAs and the microbiome in cervical remodeling associated with preterm birth.

The actual positions are posted on the UPenn Biomedical Postdoc Program web page with Michal Elovitz listed as the hiring Faculty.    http://www.med.upenn.edu/postdoc/positions.shtml

Posted 6/25/2014

The Wake Forest School of Medicine, Section on Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine is recruiting the following position:

Position title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Employer: Internal Medicine, Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine
Wake Forest School of Medicine
PI: Tao Ma, MD, PhD
Description: A full-time postdoctoral position is available to study molecular mechanisms underlying learning and memory disorders, with a particular focus on Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other aging-related cognitive syndromes. Examples of recent published work include: Ma T, J Alzheimers Dis. 2014; Ma T, et al., Nat Neurosci. 2013; Ma T, et al., J Neurosci. 2012 & 2011.
Requirements: The successful candidate should have a PhD degree and a strong research background in electrophysiology.  Experiences with transgenic animal models and behavioral assays are desirable but not required.
Contact: Please electronically submit a CV, including contact information and three references, to Dr. Tao Ma tm99@nyu.edu.

Posted 6/25/2014

Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy
Tenure Track Faculty Position

The Department of Cell Biology & Anatomy at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position as Assistant or Associate Professor.  We are particularly interested in individuals with a background of research in cellular or systems neuroscience who complement and diversify our present base of expertise in electrophysiological, imaging, behavioral, and computational approaches. Significant collaborative opportunities exist on campus in conjunction with the Neuroscience Center and the Alcohol Research Center.  Applicants must have an earned doctorate (MD, PhD or both); successful candidates must have a clear vision on how to maintain (or establish) a funded research program, as well as the skills and publication record to support this vision. Existing extramural funding is expected at the Associate Professor level, and strongly preferred at the Assistant Professor level. Salary and start-up packages are competitive. We especially encourage applications from women and under-represented minority candidates. Interested candidates should submit a current curriculum vitae that includes previous and current research support, teaching experience, a statement of research plans, a letter of interest and the names of three references electronically to SOM-Recruits@lsuhsc.edu (Reference # 82 045).