School of Medicine -Instructor Positions- Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Internal Number: 8986
Position Number: 00104 and 00105
School/College: School of Medicine
This position entails participation in teaching, research and service missions of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics in UAB School of Medicine. This position is research intensive and, for the first Instructor position we are seeking experience in the area of mouse genetic and functional genomics. For the second Instructor position, the candidate should have expertise in the area of immune-oncology, NK cell biology and GI cancers, in particular hepatocellular carcinoma. For both positions, each candidate must have at least 5 published research papers and 3 of them should be first author/co-first author papers. The candidates should also have the ability to work independently as well as the ability to train new and junior lab staff (students and postdocs).
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Department: Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Successful candidates should have a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Genome biology, Gene regulation or Cancer Genetics.
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