Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Job posting number: #7194765
Posted: November 17, 2023
Job DescriptionThe Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the field of Muscle Pathophysiology. We are interested in PhD, MD, or MD/PhD candidates whose research interests focus on neuronal and/or striated muscle electrophysiology including calcium imaging, identification and validation of molecular targets for treatment of cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, and elucidation of biochemical mechanisms with relevance to human health.
The successful applicant will be expected to develop and maintain a research program of exceptional quality and impact, to attract and mentor graduate students and post-doctoral fellows, to attract external funding at the level required to maintain a thriving research group, and to teach in our medical and graduate school programs. The successful applicant will also benefit from participation in our long-standing T32-supported Interdisciplinary Training Program in Muscle Biology (https://www.medschool.umaryland.edu/biochemistry/department-programs/muscle-biology/) and the department’s supportive and collegial environment, which includes access to a wide range of state-of-the-art Core Facilities (https://www.medschool.umaryland.edu/cibr/).
Candidates should submit, as a single PDF: cover letter; curriculum vitae; brief statement of research interests and vision; diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) statement; and contact information for three references. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Please send to Dr. Gerald Wilson at [email protected].
UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. We encourage applications from a broad range of applicants with backgrounds and life experiences that are underrepresented in biomedical research, including but not limited to underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities and persons from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds.