Research Assistant Professor_Hahn Lab

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 17 Aug 2022

Posting Information
Posting Information


Department Pharmacology - 424001
Posting Open Date 08/03/2022
Application Deadline 08/17/2022
Open Until Filled No
Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Research Assistant Professor_Hahn Lab
Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty
Vacancy ID FAC0004134
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent
Hours per week 40
FTE 1
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range Dependent on Experience
Proposed Start Date 08/01/2022

Position Information


Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service. 
OUR VISION
Our vision is to be the nation’s leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.
OUR MISSION
Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.
Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.
Education: We will prepare tomorrow’s health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.
Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.
Position Summary
The UNC-CH Department of Pharmacology is seeking a Research Assistant Professor to generate novel molecules for visualizing and controlling signaling pathways in living cells. This person will generate biosensors and optogenetic/chemogenetic protein analogs using molecular biology approaches, and will assay protein function with modern techniques of fluorometry and enzymatic activity.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Ph.D. in pharmacology, biochemistry, or a related science.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Experience in cell signaling is highly desirable.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Special Instructions
Quick Link https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/236708

Department Contact Information


Department Contact Name and Title Eileen McElhinney, HR Consultant
Department Contact Telephone or Email eileen_mcelhinney@med.unc.edu
Academic Personnel Office Contact Information
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to facultyrecruitment@unc.edu.
Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status. 
If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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