Assistant Research Professor
Job Title: Assistant Research Professor
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 34665
A non-tenure-track Assistant Research Professor faculty position is available in the Department of Medicine at the University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. The appointee will provide scientific and team leadership for projects related to identifying novel pathways involved in the genesis of cardiovascular disease in models of insulin resistance and obesity.
The successful candidate will be working with a vibrant vascular group led by Camila Manrique-Acevedo, MD, Luis Martinez-Lemus, DVM, PhD, and Jaume Padilla, PhD.
Eligible candidates must have a Ph.D. in biochemistry, physiology, biology or a related area, in addition to a minimum of three years of relevant postdoctoral experience.
Successful applicants should have expertise in laboratory techniques for probing molecular mechanisms implicated in vascular dysfunction using both cell culture and mouse models. Also highly desirable is a strong track record in publishing relevant research articles and evidence of participation in the preparation of competitive research funding applications.
Because this is a position of academic leadership, priority will be given to candidates with experience in guiding students in designing their research projects and in troubleshooting problems in experimental techniques. The appointed applicant must demonstrate the ability to interact well in a multidisciplinary and multicultural work environment.
CV and Cover Letter, and contact information for three referencesBenefit Eligibility
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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