Faculty Professor Research Assistant/Biological Sciences - Full-Time

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Pittsburgh, PENNSYLVANIA
Job Type: FullTime

Faculty Professor Research Assistant/Biological Sciences - Full-Time
Biological Sciences - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (20004778)
Research Assistant Professor

Responsibilities : The Research Assistant Professor will join an NIH-funded laboratory focused on the links between cancer and proteostasis. Research will include studies focusing on the mechanisms underlying the roles of molecular chaperones and autophagy in breast cancer using multiple model systems. The candidate will be expected to perform experiments, analyze data, and participate in the preparation of scientific manuscripts and grant submissions. Acquisition of independent funding is an objective.

Qualifications : Qualified candidates will hold a Ph.D. in one of the biological sciences and have 3 or more years of postdoctoral experience. At minimum, candidates should have experience in molecular biology, tissue culture, and mouse genetics with a preference for experience in applying these methods to study secretory pathway function, protein degradation pathways, and cellular stress responses. Successful candidates will have a strong publication record, have a history of obtaining independent funding, be self-motivated, have good communication skills, and work productively in an interdisciplinary team.

To apply please submit , or arrange to have submitted, the following to biojobs@pitt.edu:
1.A cover letter explaining the interest in the position
2.A current curriculum vitae including date of the thesis defense, title of the PhD thesis, list ofcurrent previous scientific positions including names of mentors, and complete list ofpublications and funding
3.Letters from three referees; at least one of the letters must originate from a referee not in theDepartment of Biological Sciences. Each referee may submit their letter via email tobiojobs@pitt.edu.
4.A (no more than two-page) summary of graduate and postdoctoral research
5.A brief description of how your research, teaching or service demonstrates a commitment todiversity and inclusion

To ensure full consideration, applications and reference letters should be received by 30 September 2020. Further information about the Department of Biological Sciences is available at: http://www.biology.pitt.edu. The Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and fostering a culturally diverse environment. Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills and ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in support of a diverse community are required.

 Please refer to job description. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets 
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Campus: Pittsburgh
Required Attachments: Curriculum Vitae
Optional Attachments: Other (see posting for additional details)
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