Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Hawaii at Manoa.
The John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii at Manoa invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor tenure track faculty position in the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology. Responsibilities include teaching graduate, undergraduate and/or medical students and leading a nationally competitive basic and/or translational biomedical research program. Successful candidates will be expected to seek and sustain funding from the NIH and/or other funding sources, and to maintain a strong, independent research program. Broad areas of expertise spanning cell and molecular biology and related fields will be considered.
The Department is comprised of 11 faculty, and houses an Interdisciplinary Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Program and a Neurosciences Specialization. Research interests of current faculty include neurological development, neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric diseases, energy metabolism and metabolic disorders, inflammation and immunity, calcification and mineralization of vasculature, ion channel function and pathologies, antibiotic resistance and Superbugs, and DNA forensics and the Innocence Project.
Located near downtown Honolulu, the John A. Burns School of Medicine occupies state-of-the-art research, medical education and administration facilities, completed in 2005, and adjacent UH Cancer Center facilities occupied in 2013. Research incubator space is under construction nearby. Core facilities include ABSL-3/BSL-3 Biocontainment, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Genomics, Histopathology, Microscopy and Imaging, Molecular and Cellular Immunology, Murine Behavioral and Metabolic Research, Murine Cardiovascular Phenotyping Core, Human and Murine Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Transgenics.
The University of Hawaii at Manoa is a Carnegie Foundation Category 1 research university, one of a small number of Land, Sea and Space grant colleges, one of the most ethnically diverse universities in the nation, and home to one of only seven NIH Specialized Research Centers at Minority Institutions. The University is also distinguished by the presence of five NIH Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence, focused on Cardiovascular Biology, Emerging Infectious Diseases, Reproductive Biology, Diabetes, and Environmental Microbiomes and Human Health, and an NCI-designated Cancer Center.
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