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

Location
Denver, Colorado (US)
Salary
Competetive
Posted
September 27 2019
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 position at the Assistant Professor level to begin September 1, 2020. 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. 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 and-or the Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging.  Information on Departmental programs can be found at https://biology.du.edu.  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. Existing research groups at the Institute are focused Alzheimer’s disease, ALS, Parkinson’s disease, Down syndrome and Healthy Aging.

We are especially interested in applicants who have demonstrated commitment to or experience with working with diverse populations and who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. 

All candidates must submit their application through http://www.du.edu/jobs.  Internal Job#: 492712

The online application should include: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, separate statements of research interests, teaching, and diversity, and two recent publications. Provide contact information for 3 professional references.  The review of applications will begin November 15, 2019 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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