Assistant Professor in Cardiovascular Muscle Biology, Tenure-Eligible

Tucson, Arizona
Commensurate with AAMC Benchmarks
September 18 2020
Position Type
Full Time
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Position Summary    
The Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine (CMM) at the University of Arizona (UARIZONA) College of Medicine in Tucson (COM-T) is actively seeking a dynamic individual for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor Position. The successful candidate will be expected to set up an innovative research program in cardiovascular research with extramural funding (e.g. NIH, NSF, AHA, etc.) and possess a desire to provide high-level instruction to both medical and graduate students. Research target areas include proteinopathies, mitochondrial biology, biosensors, computational biology, single molecule biophysics, etc.

CMM is renowned for its leading research in myofilament function, molecular basis of complex diseases, genome function, intracellular trafficking, and cancer research.  Applicants bridging any of these disciplines are especially encouraged to apply. In addition, CMM is a fast-growing, highly interdisciplinary unit whose faculty make pivotal contributions to UARIZONA’s mission of multidisciplinary and collaborative discovery through cross-cutting basic and applied/translational research.

Excellent opportunities exist at UARIZONA 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.

The successful candidate will have access to excellent laboratory space, access to outstanding core facilities (e.g., to create and phenotype animal models), administrative support, and generous start-up funding.

Outstanding UARIZONA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UARIZONA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UARIZONA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork, and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. 

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