Research Assistant Professor - CBMC
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Vacancy ID #: FAC0000116
The Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy is seeking to fill a 12-month non tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Research Professor. The ideal candidate will have expertise in medicinal chemistry and chemical biology of chromatin regulation.
The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy (www.pharmacy.unc.edu) is one of five health science schools (Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry, Public Health, and Medicine) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry promotes human health through innovative drug design, chemical probe discovery, new target validation, and education. The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy is currently undergoing an aggressive growth and expansion. In partnership with the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center the Division intends to enhance the University’s impact on translational studies of novel therapeutics in oncology.
The selected candidate will have appointments in the Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry and the Center for Integrative Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.
• Assist the director of the CICBDD in strategic planning of research direction, project planning, experimental design and data analysis.
• Preparation of grant applications and manuscripts
• Training and supervision of graduate students and postdoctoral research associates.
• Coordination and communication of research activities with internal and external collaborators.
• Co-chair project and lab meetings with well-designed agendas, actions and minutes.
The qualified candidate must have a Ph.D. degree in Organic or Medicinal Chemistry.
Qualification and Experience:
The candidate must have established a track record of pioneering research and impactful publications in the area of chemical biology of chromatin regulation and have the ability to collaborate effectively with other researchers in the field nationally and internationally.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin October 15, 2012. Applications should be in PDF format including the following items: 1) a cover letter, 2) CV, 3) detailed statement of research program and interests, and 4) the names and contact information of four references. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer.
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