Assistant, Associate, Full Professor

 

Assistant, Associate, Full Professor

 

The Department of Pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a scientist or physician-scientist who focuses on nucleic acid based therapeutics. The successful applicant will be under the guidance of Dr. Mark A. Kay MD, PhD, Associate Chair for Basic Research and Head of the Division in Human Gene Therapy. The research activities should relate in a broad sense to the area of nucleic acid based therapeutics. The successful applicant must have a MD or PhD or MD and PhD degrees, or their equivalent. Candidates should have a track record (dependent on their academic level) in basic, translational or clinical nucleic acid based therapeutics. He/she will be expected to establish, or will already have established, a high quality, independent research program and have a strong track record of, or potential for, outstanding mentorship and teaching. The area of nucleic acid based therapeutics is defined broadly and can entail but is not limited to: gene therapy, vector development, nucleic acid chemistry and delivery, non-coding RNAs and therapeutic targets, biological mechanisms to enhance therapeutics, preclinical disease models, and clinical trials. Opportunities for clinical service activities are available but not required depending on the candidates’ interests and training.

The appointment will be at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor academic rank and within either the University Tenure Line, Medical Center Line or Non Tenure Line (Research). Faculty rank and line will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidates. The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching. The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the Medical Center Line shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill. The major criterion for appointment for faculty in the Non-tenure Line (Research) is evidence of high-level performance as a researcher for whose special knowledge a programmatic need exists.

Applications will be reviewed beginning February 9, 2018 and accepted until position is filled.

 

Stanford is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

 

Interested candidates should send a copy of their curriculum vitae, a brief letter outlining their interests, and the names of three references to: Melinda Hing (mhing@stanford.edu)

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