Assistant Professor - Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Aging and Aging-related Disease

Location
Denver, Colorado (US)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
October 04 2018
Ref
Internal job posting code - 005858
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Assistant Professor – Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Aging and Aging-related Disease

The Department of Biological Sciences invites applicants for a tenure track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level to begin September 1, 2019. We are seeking candidates with research interests directed at cellular and molecular mechanisms of 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 in the Department of Biological Sciences. Information on Departmental programs can be found at http://www.du.edu/nsm/departments/biologicalsciences/   

The research lab will be housed in the new Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging https://www.du.edu/knoebel-institute-healthy-aging/index.html  and the candidate will have opportunity for interactions within the Institute. Successful applicants will also be eligible to apply for participation in the interdepartmental Molecular and Cellular Biophysics Ph.D. program http://www.du.edu/nsm/departments/molecularandcellular/index.html. 

            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   Internal job posting code: 005858

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, 2018 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.

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