The Department of Neurosurgery is seeking an Assistant Professor to design, conduct and interpret original research that focuses on cancer epigenetics and therapeutic targets of malignant glioma. The faculty member in this position will report directly to the Chair of the Department of Neurology. As the faculty member will share laboratory space with a senior faculty mentor, the faculty mentor will assume the administrative direction of the faculty member. Requirements of the position include developing an independent research program investigating cancer epigenetics while working as part of a research group on cancer epigenetics and novel therapeutic targets of malignant glioma. This position will also maintain experimental records, protocols, and analyses, maintain productivity in research and compete successfully for extramural funding, as well as supervise laboratory technicians and other personnel in carrying out laboratory procedures and experimental studies. Please include a CV along with application.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
PhD or equivalent
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