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Posted 9/18/2014

Position: Faculty positions in Plant Biology and Biostatistics
Employer: San Jose State University
Description: The positions are for a Plant Biologist (emphasizing use of molecular techniques in research) and a Biostatistician.
To Apply: http://apply.interfolio.com/25830

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 9/5/2014

Position title: Tenure Track Faculty Position
Position #03-305-49
Employer: Cardiovascular or Renal Physiology
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Description: The Department of Physiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine (http://medschool.umaryland.edu/physiology), invites outstanding scientists with expertise and research interests in cardiovascular or kidney physiology to apply for a tenure-track faculty position. Candidates who develop an integrated understanding of physiological and/or pathological processes, spanning from molecule to organ and body system,  are especially encouraged to apply. The Department of Physiology, ranked 13th in NIH funding, is renowned for its research excellence. Internationally recognized faculty lead cutting edge research programs in cardiovascular, renal, muscle biology and neuroscience fields. We enjoy highly collaborative scientific ventures with clinical and basic science faculty throughout the University. State-of-the-art facilities include core laboratories for microscopy, imaging, genetics, genomics, physiological phenotyping, and structural biology.
To Apply:

Qualified candidates should send a CV, a brief summary of past research accomplishments, and a statement of future research goals, and have three letters of reference sent by email to physiologysearch@som.umaryland.edu by November 1, 2014, for preferential consideration.

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 8/18/2014

Position title: Lecturer in Biology
Employer: UNC Chapel Hill
Posted By: Kelly Hogan, PhD
Senior Lecturer
Department of Biology
CB#3280, 104B Wilson Hall
UNC Chapel Hill
Twitter: UNC Biol Undergrads@Hogan_Shemer
Description: The Department of Biology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks applicants for a permanent 9 month Lecturer position, effective January 1, 2015. The position involves teaching 2-3 classes per semester, including courses in Ecology/Evolution and Introductory Biology. The successful candidate will also contribute to the implementation and evaluation of newly funded programs to bring evidence-based teaching methods to introductory courses, collaborate with faculty conducting biology education research, and work closely with tenure-track faculty in their discipline.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in the biological sciences or science education with at least one semester of full-time college teaching as instructor of record. Candidates should have clearly demonstrated a commitment to using evidence-based teaching methods in the classroom and have strong interdisciplinary content knowledge.
To Apply:

Click on http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/47774 from any internet browser to apply for this position. Candidates must submit a letter of interest, a CV, and a concise statement of teaching philosophy and experience. In addition, candidates must also submit a link to a 10-minute teaching video as part of the application. We require 2 letters of reference to be emailed with the subject line of “LECTURER” to fncrawf@email.unc.edu. The University of North Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. http://www.bio.unc.edu/.

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).