Research Assistant Professor - Pharmacology
Position Type: Permanent Faculty
Department: Pharmacology - 424001
Appointment Type: Fixed Term Faculty
Vacancy ID: FAC0002147
Position Summary: The Department of Pharmacology in the School of Medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill is seeking four candidates with expertise in neural circuit analysis (expertise in neuropeptide signaling is particularly desirable), or cancer pharmacology (expertise in small GTPase signal transduction is particularly desirable).
Education Requirements: Candidates should have a PhD or MD with significant postdoctoral experience in pharmacology, molecular and cell biology, biochemistry, neurobiology or a related field.
Qualification and Experience: The successful candidates will be expected to direct an independent research program, compete for extramural and intramural funding and participate in professional and graduate student education. The successful candidates need to have outstanding verbal and written communication skills, state-of-the-art experimental laboratory skills, and the ability to collaborate effectively with other investigators and trainees. The selected candidates will also be expected to participate in the instruction of graduate and medical students and serve on departmental committees.
Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Department Contact Name and Title: Eileen McElhinney
Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: 9199662378
Special Instructions for Applicants: Submit a curriculum vitae, a one-paragraph summary of research experience, and a one-paragraph statement of research interests and professional goals; 1-3 publications (uploaded as a single PDF file under "Other Documents").