Instructor, Department of Pathology

Cleveland, Ohio
Jan 19, 2017
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

A full-time faculty position at the level of Instructor of Pathology is available for an individual with outstanding research qualifications in the area of sialic acid biochemistry and its effect on the adaptive immune response. The successful candidate must hold a PhD in immunology, biochemistry or related-field and have competitive research qualifications, including a track record of publication in top tier journals and evidence of independent funding ability. The candidate should have at least 4 years of experience in both glycobiology and immunology using biochemical and animal-based disease models. Candidates should be proficient in cell culture, flow cytometry (especially sterile flow sorting of cells), model animal development, analytical biochemical analyses of glycans, Western blotting, RT-qPCR, and immunoglobulin isolation and characterization. Applicants must also have experience working with multiple inflammatory models of disease such as mouse models for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and asthma. A demonstrated ability to manage an animal colony and to supervise technical staff are also highly desirable.

The individual chosen for this position will be encouraged to develop an extramurally-funded research program to support his or her research, will be expected to collaborate with members of the Department in their own research activities to the extent that this is beneficial to the individual and the existing faculty, and will be expected to participate in academic and service functions of the Department.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, full CV, and contact information for three professional references by email to:

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