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March 2018
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Tenured (Associate or Full Professor) Position for Endowed Chair in Urology Tissue Engineering

The Departments of Urology and Biomedical Engineering at the University of California, Irvine are seeking applicants for the Jerry D. Choate Presidential Endowed Chair in Urology Tissue Engineering. This is a tenured (Associate or Full Professor) faculty position with split faculty appointments in the School of Medicine in UC Irvine’s Henry and Susan Samueli College of Health Sciences and the Samueli School of Engineering. Candidates are expected to be accomplished researchers interested in creating a program that will be centered on urological tissue engineering for the purpose of reconstruction or regeneration to include urethral tissue engineering; they must also be able to contribute to the teaching and service missions of both departments. The Chair holder will be provided with state of the art research facilities both at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center in Orange, CA and on the main campus in Irvine, CA where there are many opportunities for collaborative and translational projects to be developed. The successful candidate is expected to have a multidisciplinary, transformative impact on the field of tissue engineering and the field of Urology. Applicants must have a M.D., Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degree in related fields.

Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a concise statement of research, and a teaching statement. A separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion must also be included in the application materials. Applicants should arrange for a minimum of three letters of recommendation to be submitted on their behalf. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications and supporting materials should be received by May 1, 2018.  Apply online at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04465

The University of California, Irvine, established in 1965, is ranked among the nation’s best research institutes, and is a recipient of the Clinical and Translational Science Award from the NIH.  Research facilities include the Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Center, the first California Institute of Regenerative Medicine to be completed in the State of California as well as a large animal facility in the department of Urology.  The list of the top 50 NIH Funded Universities in the United States includes UC Irvine with over $400M in yearly funding. Exceptional programs in faculty housing within walking distance from campus are offered to all incoming faculty members. In addition, Irvine is one of the safest communities in the U.S. and offers a very pleasant year-round climate, numerous recreational and cultural opportunities, and one of the highest-ranked public-school systems in the nation. 

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

 




June 2017 

Lupold Lab: Prostate Cancer And RNA Processing
James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute

MD

A Postdoctoral position is available at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute within in the laboratory of Dr. Shawn E. Lupold, Ph.D.  (http://urology.jhu.edu/research/lupold/)

Area of Research
This fully funded postdoctoral fellowship position will study the role of microRNAs and alternative mRNA polyadenylation in prostate cancer cell and tumor biology. Candidates will be working in a highly collaborative academic research community with a strong history of training and mentorship in prostate cancer research.

Required Duties
The selected individual will manage a complex molecular prostate cancer research project, which will include the planning, design, execution, data recording, and analysis of molecular cancer research studies.  The individual will coordinate, organize, and document research findings.  Research progress and results will be presented at laboratory and institutional meetings, as well as at national and/or international scientific meetings.  The individual will work with the team to prepare, write, and submit scientific manuscripts.  The Lupold Laboratory is dedicated to fellow training, growth and success within a friendly team science cancer research environment. 

Required Qualifications
Applicants should have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. with 0-3 years of postdoctoral research experience.  Experience in molecular biology and cancer or mammalian cell biology are required.  Applicants with experience in microRNA and/or alternative polyadenylation will receive top priority.   Applicants must be willing to work individually and within a team science environment.

To Apply:
Candidates should e-mail C.V. and statement of interest to Dr. Shawn Lupold at slupold@jhmi.edu


 June 2017 

Lupold And DeWeese Lab: Prostate Cancer, DNA Repair, And Non-Coding RNA 
Departments of Urology, Oncology, and Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences.

MD

A Postdoctoral position is available at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute within in the laboratories of Dr. Shawn E. Lupold, Ph.D. and Ted DeWeese, M.D.  This is a collaborative position encompassing the Departments of Urology, Oncology, and Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences.

Area of Research
This fully funded postdoctoral fellowship position will study the role of microRNAs, DNA repair, prostate cancer biology, and radiation therapy.  Candidates will be working in a highly collaborative academic research community with a strong history of training, mentorship, and collaborative translational prostate cancer research.

Required Duties
The selected individual will manage a complex molecular prostate cancer research project, which will include the planning, design, execution, data recording, and analysis of molecular cancer research and tumor biology studies.  The individual will coordinate, organize, and document research findings.  Research progress and results will be presented at laboratory and institutional meetings, as well as at national and/or international scientific meetings.  The individual will work with the team to prepare, write, and submit scientific manuscripts.  The Lupold and DeWeese laboratories are dedicated to fellow training, growth and success within a friendly team science cancer research environment. 

Required Qualifications
Applicants should have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. with 0-3 years of postdoctoral research experience.  Experience in translational cancer research is required.  Applicants with experience in radiation oncology, experimental therapeutics, and transgenic tumor models will receive top priority.   Applicants must be willing to work individually and within a team science environment.

To Apply:
Candidates should e-mail C.V. and statement of interest to Dr. Shawn Lupold at slupold@jhmi.edu. 

 

 


 

April 2017 


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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR POSITION, RESEARCH DIVISION, DEPARTMENT OF PATHOLOGY, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO

The Research Division of the Department of Pathology at the University of Illinois at Chicago seeks to hire an outstanding early career scientist at the rank of Assistant Professor on tenure-track.  Candidates must have a PhD in biological sciences or biomedical-related field (e.g. cell biology, cancer biology, physiology, molecular biology) and postdoctoral training.  Competitive applicants will have shown potential for developing an independent research program, including a record of publishing manuscripts in quality journals.  The field of research is not restricted; however, candidates should have a research focus that fits well with the existing strengths in the Department and College of Medicine in terms of biological mechanisms, methodological approach or opportunities for translation. A full list of research programs is available on the website; http://pathology.uic.edu/research-division.  The Research Division currently has strengths in prostate cancer, non-coding RNAs, carcinogenesis and chemoprevention, advanced tissue imaging and biomarker development.  Applicants with a research focus on prostate cancer are particularly encouraged to apply.

For fullest consideration submit resume/curriculum vitae to http://jobs.uic.edu. The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.  Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.