Research Assistant Professor

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Position TypePermanent Faculty Working TitleResearch Assistant ProfessorPosition NumberAppointment TypeFixed Term FacultySalary RangeDependent on QualificationsFull-time/Part-timeFull-Time PermanentIf part-time, hours per weekFTEVacancy IDFAC0002931Posting Open Date09/10/2019Application Deadline09/23/2019Open Until FilledNoProposed Start Date11/01/2019Position Summary

The University of North Carolina is seeking a Fixed-Term Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology. Essential job duties will include the ability to perform high-quality impactful Gene Therapy research relevant to therapeutic development for ocular diseases.

The anticipated hiring range will be commensurate with rank, education, and experience.

For additional information contact: Matthew Hirsch, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, UNC-CH, email: [email protected]

Educational Requirements

Minimum requirements include a Ph.D. and at least 5 years of postdoctoral experience and publications using AAV gene therapy.

Qualifications and Experience

The successful applicant will possess expertise in the fields of DNA damage/repair signaling, cancer biology, stem cell biology, and adeno-associated virus (AAV) vector biology. Preference will be given to candidates with the following qualifications: 1.) an established track record of participation in collaborative, multidisciplinary, multi-investigator research initiatives, 2.) experience acquiring and analyzing high-throughput assay data, 3.) the ability to culture, maintain, and isolate stem cells, and 4.) a working knowledge of advanced microscopy techniques.

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.

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Department Contact Name and TitleGina Austen, HR ConsultantDepartment Contact Telephone or [email protected] Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University‚Äôs Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

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      Posted: 9/11/2019
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