Assistant Professor (Tenure/Tenure Eligible)

Tucson, Arizona
Commensurate with AAMC Benchmarks, DOE
February 20 2019
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Assistant Professor (Tenure/Tenure Eligible)

The Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine (CMM) at the University of Arizona (UA) College of Medicine in Tucson (COM-T) is actively seeking a dynamic individual for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track position. The successful candidate will be expected to bring an innovative research program in molecular cardiovascular muscle research with extramural funding (e.g. NIH, NSF, AHA, etc.) and the desire to provide high-level instruction to both medical and graduate students.

CMM is renowned for its research in myofilament function and cardiovascular biology, molecular basis of complex diseases, genome function, intracellular trafficking, and cancer research. It is a fast-growing, highly interdisciplinary unit whose faculty make pivotal contributions to UA’s mission of multidisciplinary and collaborative discovery through cross-cutting basic and applied/translational research.

Excellent opportunities exist at UA for research collaborations within an active community of basic and clinical scientists in academic departments across the university, as well as participation in numerous Centers of Excellence that include Sarver Heart Center, BIO5, Arizona Cancer Center, Asthma and Airway Disease Research Center, Arizona Center for Drug Discovery, Arizona Arthritis Center, and the Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center. The University of Arizona Health Sciences have proven interdisciplinary strengths in imaging, bioinformatics, genomics, precision medicine, etc.

Excellent laboratory space, access to outstanding core facilities (e.g., to create and phenotype animal models), administrative support, and generous start-up funding.

For full details and qualifications, and to complete an on-line application, see job #F21789 at . Review of materials began 02/18/2019 and is open until filled. Outstanding UA Benefits! The University of Arizona is an Equal Opportunity Employer  Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled are encouraged to apply.