Tenure-track position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor.

Shreveport, Louisiana
Salary commensurate with experience.
October 28 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at the LSU Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in Shreveport is currently seeking a candidate holding a Ph.D. or equivalent degree for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor.

To be successful, the candidate should have expertise in the area of the Biochemistry & Molecular Biology/Cellular Biology. Candidates having research expertise in the areas of neurodegeneration, dementia or stroke will be given special consideration. This position is part of a continued expansion of the research program in the department. The requirements for Assistant Professor include a minimum of two years of post-doctoral research experience and for Associate Professor a minimum of five years of experience at the level of Assistant Professor.

Applicants are expected to have a record of scholarly and research activity. The successful candidate should also have the ability to teach in one of the following disciplines: Biochemistry, Cellular Biology, Molecular Biology, and Neurosciences. For the Associate Professor level, extramural funding (NIH R01 or equivalent) is expected. Salary and start-up packages will be commensurate with experience.

This is an exciting opportunity for the appropriate candidate to play a significant role in an active, dynamic work environment. It is expected that the new faculty member will take an active role in the LSUHSC-S Center for Brain Health and/or the Center of Excellence in Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences. These centers provide a collaborative research environment with access to additional faculty mentoring, intramural grants/fellowships, and outstanding core facilities. Please submit application with full curriculum vitae and names of three references via email to: Dr. Stephan Witt (switt1@lsuhsc.edu), Professor and Chair, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, LSU Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine in Shreveport, Shreveport, LA 71130.

Please include with your packet a letter that summarizes your future research plans. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


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