Assistant Professor


first_imgThe mission of the Department Biochemistry & Molecular Biologyfalls into two important categories: teaching and research. Weaddress important research problems and provide high qualityopportunities for pre-and postdoctoral trainees. Biochemistry andmolecular biology are the underpinnings of modern biomedicalscience and our Department provides this background for alltrainees at VCU, regardless of the direction the future may takethem in.In research, fundamental discoveries are enabled by outstandingfaculty, state of the art instrumentation, and great resources thatexist within the Department, School of Medicine, the Massey CancerCenter, and the institution at large. A unique collaborative spiritreinforced through graduate student and postdoctoral fellowshiptraining and through engagement of our faculty in scientificinteractions is at the core of our mission. The Department hasresearch efforts of international stature in severalmulti-disciplinary research areas in cellular and molecularbiology, bioactive lipids, metabolism, cancer, cardiovascular andneuroscience. The Department is committed to enhancing diversityamong its faculty, staff, and students. Finally, the Departmentfaculty have a responsibility to provide service to theirprofession and to the university community.In education, our teaching methods help to reinforce difficultconcepts and provide individualized attention that fosters trainingof the highest quality. A program of instruction in teaching forour junior faculty, postdoctoral fellows and students ensures thatfuture teachers have the necessary tools to communicate clearly andeffectively. Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsCurriculum Vitae (CV)Optional DocumentsCover Letter/Letter of ApplicationReference Letter – 1Reference Letter – 2Reference Letter – 3 • Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or a closely relateddiscipline.• Track record of publications in high-impact journals in the areasof bioactive lipids, metabolism, cancer, neuroscience, orcardiovascular.• Have a well-developed scholarly/research portfolio with evidenceof multi-disciplinary applications and external funding appropriateto complement and expand existing expertise in thedepartment.• Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diversefaculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as afaculty member at VCU . Is this employee on a H1B Visa? If you have specific questions please contact the BiochemistryAdministrative Office at 804-828-9762. School/UnitSchool of Medicine Working TitleAssistant Professor Application Deadline Date Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission orgoal Position NumberF65940 Number of Months12 RankAssistant Professor Position Responsibilities Preferred Qualifications Posted Salary Posting DetailsEmployees hired into Administrative and Professional positionsposted on or after July 1, 2017, will be governed by and, ifemployed on July 1, 2018 will move into the new University HumanResources System. For additional information, go tohttp://greatplace.vcu.edu. Required Qualifications Mission or Goal of Unit Position TypeTeaching and Research Faculty Quick Linkhttps://www.vcujobs.com/postings/97785 Date Posted03/02/2020 Diversity Statement Information Grant funded position?No ResearchEstablish a laboratory to successfully contribute to the departmentresearch mission concerning grant submissions, publications, andtraining of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.TeachingThe faculty member will have teaching responsibilities in the areasrelevant to their expertise. Possible course assignments mayinclude but are not limited to: MI Medical Biochemistry;BIOC503/BIOC504; BIOC602; BIOC604. In addition, faculty will mentorresearch projects of graduate students who are registered forBIOC697. Type of SearchNational Application Process/Additional Information Tenure StatusTenure Eligible Open Until FilledYes Proposed Hire Date06/01/2020 The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology in theSchool of Medicine is seeking to fill a tenure-track facultyposition in line with our research and teaching mission. DepartmentBiochemistrylast_img

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