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  • 20 Jun 2018 9:46 PM | Anonymous

    The Department of Microbiology & Immunology at the University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston, TX) is seeking a scientist (advanced degree preferred) with excellent grant writing and editing skills for the position of Research Development Specialist. The objective of the position is to provide grant proposal development and submission services to faculty members and research personnel to enable competitive individual and team extramural research funding, as well as to facilitate research excellence. This person will support faculty in all phases of the research proposal process. The salary range is between $50,400 and $75,600 annually, commensurate with experience. Depending on the experience and education, the candidate might be considered for a Sr. Research Development Specialist.

    A few examples of the essential job functions are below. If you have questions or are interested in the position, please email your CV to Dr. Linsey Yeager (layeager@utmb.edu).

    • Specifically supports all of the department’s research activities by utilizing grantsmanship skills to assist the Microbiology and Immunology faculty in obtaining research funding.
    • Provides analytical, technical and professional support in writing funding proposals, including development of hypotheses, aims, and objectives, grantsmanship, and limited scientific review.
    • Develops grant budgets for proposal submission, including contracts and subcontracts.
    • Works with the Office of Sponsored Programs to upload and submit electronic grants on behalf of faculty members.
    • A specialty of the Research Development Specialist is the editing of grant applications, manuscripts, and other correspondence from professionals with English as a second language.
    • Monitors funding agency changes and priorities, and identifies funding opportunities suited for faculty member(s) based upon their research expertise.
    • Works between the center/department, university administrative department(s), the faculty, and funding agencies for activities related to proposal development and submission.
    • Assist faculty with selected post-award activists such as progress reports and final reports.
    • Experience with graphics software to aid faculty with figures/images for grants and other scientific documents is preferred.


  • 20 Jun 2018 9:33 PM | Anonymous

    The Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, seeks to hire a full-time employee as a Junior Specialist to perform research functions in the laboratory of Professor Henry Ho to investigate noncanonical Wnt signaling during embryonic tissue development.

    The Junior Specialist hired for this position will be involved in interdisciplinary studies focusing on questions in vertebrate embryonic development, tissue formation, and human structural birth defects. The candidate must have a Bachelor degree in Cell Biology or related fields with a minimum of two years of research experience in a laboratory setting (must have a degree by June 30, 2018). The Junior Specialist will collaboratively and creatively conduct experiments using genetics, molecular biology, protein biochemistry, mammalian cell cultures and mouse models. Other general responsibilities include: reviewing journal articles and engaging in discussions on research and the interpretation of research results; participating and presenting in department- and campus-wide seminars, as well as at national and international research conferences; reviewing research proposals, journal manuscripts, and publications related to areas of Wnt signaling, mammalian tissue morphogenesis, and human structural birth defects. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, communication, and decision-making skills, as well as the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

    Research (80% EFFORT)

    The Junior Specialist is expected to work closely with the Principle Investigator (PI) to carry out experiments to investigate the role of Kif26a and Kif26b proteins in the Wnt5a-Ror signaling pathway during mammalian tissue morphogenesis. The specific roles and duties include the generation of Kif26a and Kif26b mutant mice, the analysis and characterization of the Kif26a and Kif26b mutant mouse phenotypes, the analysis of Kif26a and Kif26b gene expression patterns during mouse embryonic development, and the generation and characterization of novel Kif26a polyclonal antibodies. All of the findings from these experiments will be presented in national and international conferences and published as peer-reviewed research article(s) in internationally recognized scientific journals.

    The Junior Specialist is expected to study the current literature and attend scientific conferences, think critically and creatively, and meet with the PI on a regular basis (at least twice a week) to formulate research hypothesis and design experiments. The Junior Specialist will be responsible for executing experiments, collecting and interpreting the results first independently, and then meeting with the PI to discuss the results and conclusions. The Junior Specialist will formulate future hypotheses based on the obtained data, and design/revise future experimental plans in consultation with the PI.

    The Junior Specialist is expected to gain a strong knowledge base on Wnt-Ror signaling, Kif26a and Kif26b proteins, and mammalian tissue morphogenesis through independent study and literature reading. Through these exercises, the Junior Specialist will identify the caps in knowledge in the field, generate new hypotheses, and collaboratively design the most informative and creative experiments to test the hypotheses. The Junior Specialist will study and understand the rationales behind experimental procedures, creatively tailor the protocols to our specific experimental conditions. The Junior Specialist will also independently and creatively troubleshoot any technical hurdles that may be encountered during the experiments. In many cases, the Junior Specialists will also be expected to design and carry out completely new experimental procedures.

    The Junior Specialist will outline and write the manuscript with supervision from the PI. The Junior Specialist will also prepare figures and tables for the manuscript. The Junior Specialist will meet with the PI to discuss any necessary revisions and then modify the manuscripts accordingly.

    The Junior Specialist will write the majority of the manuscript and critically and creatively interpret and discuss the findings in the context of the current literature in the field. In the manuscript, the Junior Specialist will articulate the significance of the work and describe logically how the work helps move the field forward. Scientific and scholarly review of the literature will be performed through public databases, such as PubMed.

    The Junior Specialist will present research results in formal lab meetings, in departmental seminars including Research in Progress and iBIO: Integrated Biomedical Sciences Seminar Series, other relevant campus-wide research seminars, and at international scientific conferences.

    PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE AND ACTIVITY (10% EFFORT) The Junior Specialist will give oral or poster presentations at international scientific conferences, such as the annual Wnt meetings and the Santa Cruz Developmental Biology Conference. They will also participate in all other associated activities at the conference, such as career workshops. The Junior Specialist will be a member of the Wnt society and/or the American Society for Cell Biology.

    UNIVERSITY AND PUBLIC SERVICE (10% EFFORT) The Ho lab has an undergraduate researcher and will recruit additional ones in the coming year. The Junior Specialist is expected t undergraduate students. The Junior Specialist will also share expertise in mouse genetics and protein biochemistry with other research groups in the department and/or university.

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor degree in Biology or a related field with a minimum of two years of research experience in a laboratory setting is required. Must have bachelor degree by June 30, 2018.
    • Experience in working with genetically modified mice: construction of gene targeting constructs, PCR and Southern blotting genotyping analysis of recombinant embryonic stem (ES) cells, breeding of mutant mice, LacZ analysis of gene expression patterns in mouse embryos, and characterization of morphogenetic phenotypes in mice.
    • Experience in generating polyclonal antibodies: design and preparation of peptide and/or protein antigens, affinity purification and characterization of antibodies from crude sera.
    • Experience in advanced molecular biology: restriction enzyme-based ligation, Gibson assembly-based ligation, site-directed mutagenesis.
    • Experience in mammalian cell culture: transfection of plasmid DNA, generation and transduction of recombinant lentiviruses, generation of stable cell lines using the Flp-In method.

    SALARY RANGE: Step 1 - $38,112/annually, $3,176/monthly

    TERM OF APPOINTMENT: Fulltime 100%, 12 months (initial). Expected start date is July 1, 2018

    To Apply:

    To apply, please go to the following link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02221. For full consideration applications must be received by June 13, 2018 however, the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2019. Qualified applicants should submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and contact information for 1-2 references. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law.

    UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct. If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

    Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.

    UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).


  • 20 Jun 2018 9:15 PM | Anonymous

    The Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a qualified Junior Specialist.

    This position will be involved in interdisciplinary studies focusing on questions in HIV/SIV pathogenesis. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, research in molecular aspects of HIV/SIV pathogenesis, participation in performing molecular techniques such as RNA/DNA extraction, Real Time PCR Assays, performing histology and immunochemistry, providing assistance in tissue processing, participation in animal studies under supervision, immunochemistry and imaging and cell cultures. The candidate will participate in performing or assisting in experiments to generate data and perform data analysis, and will receive training by post-doctoral fellows, senior researchers, and the principal investigator in order to participate in the design, collection, and interpretation of data by looking at the data gathered from the experiment that has produced the data and evaluate the information in order to consult with the PI and senior researchers. Laboratory maintenance and regulatory compliance include assisting senior researchers in the preparation of BUA and animal use protocols, maintenance of lab safety protocols, preparation of bacterial cell culture plates, management of specimen inventory, data input and storage, and maintaining an inventory of supplies and placing requests for orders to the business office. The candidate will be expected to attend lab meetings and when appropriate, will present data to their laboratory peers and will contribute to scholarly articles by providing their research findings, data, and write-ups on the work performed and may participate in writing manuscript portions in relation to their research findings. The candidate will review scholarly literature to improve or learn about methods for the project that are needed for ongoing projects and will participate in local conferences and joint lab meetings. The candidate will also provide University/public service by providing support in the over maintenance of the shared equipment in the department and mentor undergraduate students, guiding them in laboratory safety and training in work and data analysis.

    Basic Qualifications: Bachelor degree in Biological Sciences, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Immunology or a related field with prior laboratory experience.

    Preferred Qualifications: Coursework and/or experience to perform molecular biology techniques. Computer skills pertaining to scientific data entry and usage. Experience in developing or adapting experimental tools and assays. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, communication, and decision-making skills; as well as the ability to work well independently and as part of a team and will exhibit a professional approach to work and attention to detail.

    Salary Range: Step I - $18.26 per hour or Step II - $19.48 per hour, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    For full consideration, qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, CV or resume, and contact information for at least three references by June 18, 2018. This position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2018. As openings occur, appointments are made contingent upon availability of funding. Documents/materials may be submitted as PDF files via https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02213.

    The term of the appointment is short term, based on the needs of the research project. Appointments may be made up to 100%.

    Please direct any questions to April Adams at aadams@ucdavis.edu

    UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct. If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

    Under Federal Law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available at: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.

    UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu)


  • 20 Jun 2018 9:10 PM | Anonymous

    The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a qualified Junior Specialist for the GAIN and BRAIN studies at the UC Davis MIND Institute.

    RECRUITMENT DESCRIPTION

    This position will be involved in interdisciplinary studies focusing on questions investigating the behavioral and developmental characteristics of autism spectrum disorders in children and adolescents. The studies seek to characterize clinically significant subtypes of autism to develop targets for treatments, interventions, and services to improve quality of life for children with autism.

    The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, communication, and decision-making skills; as well as the ability to work well independently and as part of a team. This candidate will work closely with the GAIN & BRAIN teams, including Dr. Christine Wu Nordahl (PI) and Dr. Brianna Heath (Project Manager). This position is full time, with flexible work hours sometimes requiring evening availability.

    General responsibilities include:

    RESEARCH ACTIVITY (80% EFFORT)

    • Assist in collection of study data including recruitment and scheduling of research participants, MRI scan preparation and acquisition, and administering expressive and receptive language assessments
    • Assist in data processing including scoring of behavioral assessments, MR imaging preprocessing, maintaining subject electronic medical record, tracking subject behavioral and medical data, and training of undergraduate volunteers in proper data entry protocols
    • Contribute to research publications by designing and pursuing research questions related to behavior and neurodevelopment in autism
    • Analyze data using statistical methods and programs and interpret results by comparing data from subjects with autism to those without, and contributing to the study goal of identifying subtypes of autism

    PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE AND ACTIVITY (10% EFFORT)

    • Collaborate with senior research personnel by assisting with data analysis and literature review
    • Help prepare abstracts for scientific conference submissions under the mentorship of the research team, with the opportunity to present posters at meetings if accepted
    • Read, discuss, and interpret relevant journal articles to the project and present in the team’s journal club meetings
    • Attend weekly and monthly meetings with members of the research team to discuss study progress and protocol implementation

    UNIVERSITY AND PUBLIC SERVICE (10% EFFORT)

    • Attending community events such as Autism Speaks walks, children's fairs, and lectures and talking about our research with community members at these events
    • Participate in the University by volunteering at special events for families of kids with autism that participate in research studies at the MIND Institute
    • Provide interpretation of study measures to participating families including summarizing behavioral assessment results and coordinating with community physicians to provide radiological reports

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree* in Psychology, Neuroscience, or a related field with a minimum of 2 years experience in autism and imaging research
    • Experience or training in coordinating a research study, including recruitment of participants, scheduling, and running visits
    • Demonstrated ability to maintain organized databases and timely tracking of information with experience in database systems (e.g., Microsoft Access, REDCap)
    • Experience with medical record abstraction, data entry, and medical record management
    • Familiarity with common clinical behavior assessments and scoring techniques measures (e.g., Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales, Mullen Scales of Early Learning, Expressive One Word Picture

    Vocabulary Test, Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test, etc)

    • Experience training and mentoring undergraduate volunteers
    • Experience with MRI research scanning with preschool-aged children, including MRI safety training
    • Experience working with preschool-aged children, particularly experience with children with autism

    *Degree must be awarded by hire date; new graduates may require additional paperwork verifying their degree progress if submitting an application before degree is awarded.

    SALARY RANGE:

    Step 1 - $38,112 annual (based on full time employment), or Step II - $40,656 annual (based on full time employment), commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    TERM OF APPOINTMENT:

    Short term, seasonal appointment based on the needs of the research project. Position is 100% (full time), with flexible work hours sometimes requiring evening or weekend availability.

    TO APPLY:

    For full consideration, applications must be received by June 11, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2019 or until filled. To apply, please go to the following link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02220.

    Applicants should submit cover letter, CV or resume, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for at least 3-5 references. Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files.

    QUESTIONS:

    Please direct questions to Dr. Brianna Heath, bheath@ucdavis.edu.

    UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct. If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

    Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.

    UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu


  • 20 Jun 2018 9:02 PM | Anonymous

    The Department of Internal Medicine at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine invites applications for a qualified Junior Specialist in general support of molecular, genetic, and biochemical studies related to renal cell biology, metabolic reprogramming, peptide-based therapeutics, and immune checkpoint therapy.

    General responsibilities include:

    The Jr. Specialist will participate in publishable research on the regulation of immune checkpoint proteins in kidney cancer and renal fibrosis. This individual is expected to employ molecular genetic, genomic and biochemical tools to investigate the mechanisms by which metabolic enzymes regulates cell signaling in both renal epithelial cells and kidney cancer cells. The position will involve gene cloning, CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene knockout, bacterial cell culture, real-time qPCR, cell-based assays, immunochemistry, phospho-RTK array analysis, and measurement of metabolites in kidney tissues.

    The Jr. Specialist will perform experiments under the supervision of a senior postdoc and the PI. He/she is expected to familiarize himself/herself with the current state of knowledge in the field by reading background literature, including that suggested by supervisors and relevant independent study. The Jr. Specialist is expected to understand the rationale and hypotheses being tested, and to discuss experimental design prior to performing experiments with the supervisors. Once trained, this individual is expected to work independently with basic techniques and protocols.

    Overall, the Jr. Specialist should work semi-independently, planning his/her own work schedule and experiments, with oversight by the postdoc and PI. He/she will be expected to participate in the design of the experimental plan and individual experiments. Through the above-referenced duties, the Jr. Specialist will outline and draft sections of the manuscript and/or help to edit the manuscript. He/she will organize and summarize final data in graphical and/or tabular form for presentation, publications and grant proposals. The incumbent may be asked to present study findings at lab meeting and/or Nephrology Grand Rounds and Kidney Research Day as well as contribute to poster presentations. 

    Jr. Specialist in the lab will include the development of laboratory protocols, database design, specimen handling and collection, tissue processing, data entry, and maintenance of regulatory requirements. The applicant will also assist all members of the laboratory with maintaining daily functions including ordering of supplies, and lab safety and will be required to perform tasks in compliance with all regulatory agencies/policies including IACUC, PHS, and OHSS.

    Flexible work schedule.

    Professional Competence:

    The Jr. Specialist will have the opportunities to attend scientific or scholarly conferences including the ASN Kidney Week and AACR annual meeting.

    University and Public Service:

    The Jr. Specialist will be expected to mentor undergraduate researchers. These students would typically help with basic lab tasks and complete small research projects closely related to his/her own research; would be expected to assist with their training and discuss experiments with them.

    The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, communication, and decision-making skills; as well as the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor degree in Genetics, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or a related field with a minimum of one year experience in laboratory research.
    • Requires demonstrated experience and expertise in molecular cloning, immunoblotting, immunochemistry, metabolite extraction and cell-based screens.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience and expertise in CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene knockout, biochemistry, particularly in topics related to cellular metabolism.

    Salary:

    Step I - $ 38,112 annually, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Number of Positions Available: 1

    Term Of Appointment:

    Short-term 2-year maximum Exempt appointment, seasonal appointment based on the needs of the research project. Appointments may be made up to 100%.

    For full consideration, qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, CV or resume, and contact information for at least three references by June 12, 2018. Documents/materials must be submitted as

    PDF files via https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02185

    This posting will remain open until filled through June 30, 2019.

    QUESTIONS: Please direct questions to Satbir Singh at birsingh@ucdavis.edu .

    UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct. If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

    Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.

    UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).


  • 20 Jun 2018 8:30 PM | Anonymous

    The University of California, Davis, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is recruiting for a Health Sciences Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor in the clinician/teaching series to serve as a teaching attending in its Outpatient Clinics both in the Child clinic and the Early Psychosis clinics. Experience in coordinated specialty care for first episode psychosis is preferred. Appointment is in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series. This position will involve supervising child and adolescent psychiatry and general psychiatry residents, fellows, and medical students, as well as serving as the medical director for the early psychosis programs. Appointment at the Assistant or Associate level is contingent upon experience in this area.

    Requirements for this position include a medical degree, board certification in general psychiatry and completion of a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship, a California Medical license (or eligibility for licensure in the State of California) in addition to teaching and supervisory experience for residents, fellows, and medical students. Board certification in child and adolescent psychiatry is highly desired.

    The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences has approximately 65 residents in six residency training programs and 80 faculty and staff psychiatrists and psychologists. The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry works closely with the MIND Institute as one of its clinical training sites. The department provides a stimulating teaching and research academic environment and serves a culturally diverse population. The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of California, Davis, recognizes the necessity of supporting faculty in honoring their often competing commitments to both family and career and is dedicated to providing a very manageable work-life balance for its faculty in a beautiful Northern California academic setting.

    This position is open effective June 10, 2018 with an initial review date of July 11, 2018. The posting will remain open until June 30, 2019 or until filled.

    Applications should be submitted by July 10, 2018 for initial consideration. However, the position will remain open until June 30, 2019. Qualified applicants should upload a Letter of interest, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Teaching, and contact information for 3 to 5 references online at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02226

    This recruitment is conducted at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank. The resulting hire will be at the Assistant/Associate rank, regardless of the proposed appointee's qualifications.

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct. Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.

    UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/). 

    If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.


  • 06 Jun 2018 2:55 PM | Anonymous

    The Division of Child Neurology in the Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine is searching for a child neurologist or neuroscientist to be appointed at the Assistant, Associate Professor or full Professor level in the University Tenure Line (UTL), Medical Center Line (MCL) or Non-tenure Line Research (NTLR), depending on qualifications. Desirable applicants would bring expertise in translational, bioinformatics, or clinical investigational child neurology.

    • The predominant criterion for appointment in the UTL is a major commitment to research and teaching.
    • The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the MCL shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.
    • The major criterion for appointment for faculty in the NTLR is evidence of high-level performance as a researcher for whose special knowledge a programmatic need exists.

    The successful candidate will have an opportunity to interact across the wide range of clinical, translational and basic science programs offered at Stanford.

    Responsibilities will include clinical, translational or bioinformatics research and scholarship in child neurology, and teaching of medical and graduate students, residents and postdoctoral fellows. The position requires a commitment to scholarly work and could include a plan for clinical or laboratory-based investigation. Necessary qualifications include a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD, and, if appropriate, Board certification or eligibility from the ABPN (with Special Competence in Child Neurology), eligibility for a California medical license, and suitable clinical, teaching and scholarship experience. A track record of obtaining intra- and extramural grants is desirable.

    Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, candidate statement (no longer than three pages) describing research and teaching activities and interests, and names of three references to:

    Dr. Lawrence Steinman, Search Committee Chair
    apply.interfolio.com/50765
    Accepting applications until November 15, 2018

    Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.


  • 25 May 2018 9:52 PM | Anonymous

    Job Title: Stanford Division Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine
    Company Name: Stanford University Department of Medicine
    Location: Stanford, California, United States, 94305

    The Department of Medicine at Stanford University is recruiting a Chief for the Division Cardiovascular Medicine to lead the research, clinical, and educational activities of the Division.

    We are seeking a candidate who combines proven leadership skills with an outstanding record of academic accomplishment, a dedication to excellence in the clinical, research and educational missions, an understanding of the complexity of academic medicine, and the creative vision to continue to develop a premier Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. Candidates should be Board Certified in Cardiology and have a position of Associate Professor or full Professor. The successful candidate should be an accomplished physician investigator with a national/international reputation.

    The Department of Medicine's goal is to enhance the research, clinical and educational capabilities of its premier Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. The Chief will be expected to lead the research, clinical, and educational activities of the Division and recruit additional faculty to support both laboratory and clinical research, and expand the clinical enterprise. The Chief will also be expected to strengthen the highly competitive fellowship program in Cardiovascular Medicine and increase its focus on the research opportunities prevalent at Stanford. The Division of CVMed benefits from an outstanding scientific and clinical environment at Stanford, including active collaborations with the basic science departments and the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute.

    The faculty position is at the Associate Professor or Professor level in the University Tenure Line or the Medical Center Line. The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching. The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the Medical Center Line is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care or programmatic development, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill. Faculty rank and line will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

    Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a brief letter outlining their interests and the names of three references to:

    Joseph C. Wu, MD, PhD
    Professor & Director, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute

    and

    Joseph Woo, MD
    Professor & Chair, Dept of Cardiothoracic Surgery

    Search Committee Co-Chairs
    c/o Gretchen M. Picache
    gpicache@stanford.edu

    Director of Academic Affairs
    1520 Page Mill Road
    Palo Alto, CA 94304

    Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Contact Us: gpicache@stanford.edu

    PI102435038


  • 24 May 2018 10:50 AM | Anonymous

    The Department of Neurology at the University of California, Davis is recruiting a Translational Imaging Scientist at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. This is a full time faculty position in the tenure track.

    The faculty member will join a dynamic research environment within the Department of Neurology. We seek candidates with a focus on translational neuroimaging investigations (PET and MRI) to study brain aging, cerebrovascular disease and dementing disorders. The candidate of choice will join an internationally recognized research environment that includes the Alzheimer’s Disease Center, the Imaging of Dementia and Aging (IDeA) laboratory, the Imaging Research Center and the UC Davis Cyclotron and Radiochemistry Facilities.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The applicant is expected to focus primarily on human imaging and is expected to have comprehensive biological knowledge of brain aging and dementia with sufficient experience utilizing neuroimaging tools to study these biological processes. The applicant will be expected to develop a vigorous and independent research program and to participate in our undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral education and training programs. Collaboration with other departmental programs involved in neuroimaging is also encouraged. The applicant will also be expected to provide University and public service.

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

    The applicant is required to have experience with methods of advanced computing and statistics as they relate to neuroimaging analyses. The applicant is required to have relevant publications in the area of aging and dementia or neuroimaging. The applicant must have familiarity with aging and dementia research.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    PhD with a fellowship in neuroimaging This recruitment is conducted at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank. The resulting hire will be at the Assistant/Associate rank, regardless of the proposed appointee's qualifications.

    To receive full consideration, applications must be received by July 31, 2018. However, the position will be open until filled through June 30, 2019.

    Interested applicants should submit: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vita; 3) statement of research; 4) statement of contributions to diversity; and, 5) three reference letters. All material must be submitted using the following link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02201


  • 24 May 2018 10:43 AM | Anonymous

    Junior Specialist in Orthopaedic Research – McNary Lab

    The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a qualified Junior Specialist.

    Research Activity

    Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator the Junior Specialist will support the mission of the laboratory and perform basic science and translational research into articular cartilage tissue engineering, biotribology, and biomechanics and contribute to study design, data analysis, and manuscript preparation and submission. Research duties will involve cell and tissue culture, tissue dissection of bovine stifle joints, histology and immunohistochemistry, biochemistry methods, protein purification, immunoblotting, biomechanical testing and characterization. The Junior Specialist will collaborate with the Principal Investigator, graduate students, and other laboratory personnel in the design, performance, analysis, and publication of research activities involving articular cartilage tissue engineering, biotribology, and biomechanics. The Junior Specialist will also assist with the preparation of extramural grant proposals, purchasing, laboratory safety compliance, and maintenance of the laboratory facilities and equipment.

    Professional Competence:

    The Junior Specialist will have the opportunity to attend a musculoskeletal tissue focused conference, such as the Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS), as a presenter if their research is accepted for a poster or podium presentation, pending available funding.

    The Junior Specialist may seek membership in professional societies such as the Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) or Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), and participate in the society's annual meeting, and various seminars/webinars on career development, mentoring, and professional development.

    University and Public Service

    The Junior Specialist will be expected to provide mentorship and guidance to graduate students, undergraduate students, and laboratory.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in bioengineering/biomedical engineering, molecular and cellular biology, and related fields or a combination of education and experience
    • Laboratory experience in cell and tissue culture and in vitro, benchtop assays
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Flexibility in work schedule in response to variable demands of research projects
    • Excellent organizational and laboratory notebook-keeping skills
    • Ability to learn new tasks/assays, adapt to protocol-specific requirements and techniques, and follow laboratory safety rules and regulations
    • Ability to lift lab equipment and chemicals weighing up to 50 lbs
    • Good manual dexterity to handle delicate laboratory supplies and equipment
    • Ability to work in areas where hazardous chemicals are present
    • Ability to assist with the preparation of extramural grant proposals, purchasing, laboratory safety compliance, and maintenance of the laboratory facilities and equipment.

    Additional qualifications:

    • Ability to work overtime, weekends, and holidays as needed, and travel between Sacramento and Davis campus locations.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience and ability to perform biomechanical testing.

    Term of appointment:

    12 month term appointment from start date at 100% time (full time).

    For full consideration, qualified applicants should upload a CV and contact information for at least three references by May 25, 2018 at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02184. This posting will remain open until filled through June 30, 2019.

    UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct. If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.

    UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).


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