Assistant Professor in the Center for Molecular Medicine

Location
Athens
Posted
Aug 17, 2016
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Special Filters
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Open Until Filled: Yes

Job Summary: The University of Georgia announces openings for two tenure track faculty positions in its new Center for Molecular Medicine (CMM). Development of the CMM complements UGA's recent thrust into human health that is marked by the opening of a health sciences campus that includes a medical school operated in partnership with Augusta University and a rapidly expanding College of Public Health. The CMM will be located adjacent to the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center (CCRC) in a purpose-built research facility due for completion in the Summer of 2017 (http://cmm.uga.edu). The CMM is dedicated to better understanding the molecular and cellular basis of human disease and translating this into new diagnostics and therapeutics. To advance this mission, we are currently seeking applications from talented investigators at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates with interests in the following areas are encouraged to apply: * molecular, cellular and developmental models for human disease * regenerative medicine, tissue repair and tissue engineering * cancer and stem cell biology * biomedical glycobiology Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent), at least two years relevant postdoctoral research experience, an outstanding publication record and a well-developed research plan. The successful candidates will be expected to establish a vibrant, extramurally funded research program. An attractive start-up package with highly competitive conditions of employment will be offered. The University of Georgia (www.uga.edu) is a land grant/sea institution located ninety miles northeast of Atlanta (www.visitathensga.com), and offers an outstanding quality of life in the Athens region (www.georgia.gov).

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. degree or equivalent Two years relevant postdoctoral research experience Outstanding publication record Well-developed research plan

Preferred Qualifications: Research in the areas of: * molecular, cellular and developmental models for human disease * regenerative medicine, tissue repair and tissue engineering * cancer and stem cell biology * biomedical glycobiology

Salary:

Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor

Tenure Status: Tenure-Track

Employee Percentage: 100

Location od Vacancy: Athens Area

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