Assistant Professor - Biology of Aging and Aging-related Disease

Location
Denver, Colorado (US)
Salary
Salary commensurate with position
Posted
September 21 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

The Department of Biological Sciences invites applicants for a tenure track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level to begin September 1, 2018. We are seeking candidates with research interests that encompass molecular basis for aging and age-related diseases including but not limited to, neurodegenerative disorders, cancer, and diabetes. Individuals applying advanced cell biology, molecular, and genetic approaches, as well as animal models, are encouraged to apply.  The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience in an appropriate field, will develop an extramurally funded research program, will supervise Ph.D. and M.S. students and undergraduate research projects and will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in area of expertise. The candidate’s research program should augment the research directions at in the Department and  DU's Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging https://www.du.edu/knoebel-institute-healthy-aging/index.html Information on Departmental programs can be found at http://www.du.edu/nsm/departments/biologicalsciences/   We are especially interested in applicants who have demonstrated commitment to or experience with working with diverse populations.  All candidates must submit their application through https://dujobs.silkroad.com  

The online application should include: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and separate statements of research interests and teaching philosophy and two recent publications. In addition, at least three recommenders should email letters of reference to: Aging-Biology Faculty Search Committee, University of Denver, Department of Biological Sciences at biology.rec@du.edu . The review of applications will begin November 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.  Contact Dr Dan Linseman (Daniel.Linseman@du.edu) if you have questions regarding the search. The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBT community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.