Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in affiliation with University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center (UHCMC) is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. This is a non-tenure-track position with the majority of time spent on leading clinical and basic sciences research.
Outstanding mentors in solid organ transplantation, immunology, pathology, regenerative medicine, stem cell biology and clinical research complement the rich resources available to scholars at CWRU and UHCMC.
Candidates preferred with the following
Interest in participating in research to address multicultural barriers and racial disparities to overall population health and in particular end stage disease identification and treatment including transplantation
Previous experience interacting with multicultural communities
Please provide a current Curriculum Vitae (CV) and cover Letter, at least three letters of recommendation, transcripts, and evidence of writing samples or scholarly abilities including but not limited to publications or journal articles etc.
*Review of applications will begin on 7/10/2017*
Responsibilities and Duties
Develop an independent and collaborative research program with Dr. Kenneth Chavin, MD, PhD, FACS that provides at least partial salary support via grants/contracts
Provide basic science bench work and oversee lab facilities
Mentoring post-doctoral researchers, medical and graduate students, serving on departmental and collegiate committees and participating in professional activities, at the university, state, and national levels
Develop research collaborations and consultations within and outside the University
Prepares and writes reports and papers for publication as well as participates in grant and clinical contract preparation and submission
As the Assistant Professor advances there will be ongoing opportunities including:
Leadership of the growing lab staff and students
Academic roles initiating from bench training and mentoring to classroom/lecture
Development of research and data warehouse
The candidate is required to hold a PhD in Molecular biology or a closely related field.
Minimum five years of experience working in cellular and animal models of liver related disorders (NASH, HCC, etc.,) supported by publication record required including experience using translational approaches and innovative therapeutic interventions for the treatment of NASH.
Ability to operate testing equipment, input data/information into the computer, perform basic statistics, and interpret data.
Excellent English verbal and writing skills including ability to write clearly and concisely.
Ability to present data and results in oral and written form, work in a team atmosphere to attain goals, and effectively communicate changes and instructions in a professional, effective and positive manner.
Ability to concentrate on several assignments simultaneously, prioritize work, resolve issues independently, and complete tasks within a given deadline.
Manage and supervise staff, assign work, and evaluate employee performance.
Have experience in the surgical research environment
Must be eligible to work in the United States
In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216.368.8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.
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