Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Neural Pain And Sciences

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Location: Baltimore, MARYLAND

Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Neural Pain And Sciences - (220001MY)
 

The Department of Neural and Pain Sciences, University of Maryland School of Dentistry, is seeking a highly motivated basic science investigator at the rank of Research Assistant Professor. The position is supported by departmental grant funds to study physiological and cellular mechanisms contributing to chronic comorbid pain conditions. The Department of Neural and Pain Sciences is a vibrant multidisciplinary, highly collaborative and dynamic department, and founding member of the campus wide UM Center to Advance Chronic Pain Research (CACPR), which includes more than 20 researchers with established pain research labs from the schools of dentistry, nursing, medicine and pharmacy.

 

Qualifications

 

Qualifications

Candidates should hold a PhD, DDS, or MD, a minimum of three years of postdoctoral experience, and a strong publication record. The candidate must have experience with animal models of chronic overlapping pain conditions that include temporomandibular disorders and other orofacial pains, irritable bowel syndrome, and fibromyalgia, and in vivo research skills including the development of animal models of comorbid pain, electrophysiology, genetic manipulation, and behavioral pain assays, which complement the areas of research and expertise within the department. Experience mentoring graduate students is essential, and qualified individuals should also have teaching experience in neuroscience and gross anatomy. Candidates will be expected to develop an innovative, extramurally funded research program, and significantly contribute to the educational mission of the department and School of Dentistry.

Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Position will be available until filled.  Interested applicants should go to the University of Maryland Job Portal and submit a signed/dated detailed curriculum vitae, and 3 letters of recommendation into the portal.

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for a disability, for any part of the employment process, please contact us at HRJobs@umaryland.edu and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

DDS, or MD, a minimum of three years of postdoctoral experience, and a strong publication record. The candidate must have experience with animal models of chronic overlapping pain conditions that include temporomandibular disorders and other orofacial pains, irritable bowel syndrome, and fibromyalgia, and in vivo research skills including the development of animal models of comorbid pain, electrophysiology, genetic manipulation, and behavioral pain assays, which complement the areas of research and expertise within the department. Experience mentoring graduate students is essential, and qualified individuals should also have teaching experience in neuroscience and gross anatomy. Candidates will be expected to develop an innovative, extramurally funded research program, and significantly contribute to the educational mission of the department and School of Dentistry.

Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Position will be available until filled.  Interested applicants should go to the University of Maryland Job Portal and submit a signed/dated detailed curriculum vitae, and 3 letters of recommendation into the portal.

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for a disability, for any part of the employment process, please contact us at HRJobs@umaryland.edu and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

 

 

 

 

 
Job
: Faculty
Organization
: School of Dentistry - Basic Science
Job Posting
: Nov 18, 2022
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