|Job Title||Research Instructor|
|Vacancy Open to||All Candidates|
|Department||HSH BSOM Pharmacology|
|Advertising Department||PHARMACOLOGY &TOXICOLOGY|
|Classification Title||Research Instructor|
|Working Title||Research Instructor|
|Number of Vacancies||1|
|Full Time Equivalent (FTE)||1.0|
|Full Time or Part Time||Full Time|
|Recruitment Range||Commensurate with qualifications|
|Position Location (City)||Greenville|
|Position Type||Faculty (Teaching)|
|Job Category||Faculty (Teaching)|
|Organizational Unit Overview||
The Department of Pharmacology consists of 10 full-time faculty members, one full-time Postdoc, 7 full-time Research Technicians, two full-time secretaries and six graduate students. The department teaches Medical Pharmacology and Therapeutics to medical and graduate students and teaches Medical Pharmacology to the Physician Assistant students. A wide variety of specialized courses for graduate students are also taught. The educational objective of the department is to provide a sound basic foundation upon which medical students may build rational approaches to drug therapy regardless of the area of medical or surgical specialization. The graduate program through the Ph.D. in Pharmacology is broadly based to prepare students for careers in academics, research, government, industry and medicine.
In addition to their teaching duties, each of the faculty has a research laboratory and laboratory technician and performs research in his/her area of expertise. Faculty are expected to apply for grant support and to publish results of their research in professional journals.
The Research Instructor will be responsible for independent and collaborative development, implementation, and analysis of scientific research focused on describing and evaluating effects of environmental contaminants on the immune system and underlying metabolic and other mechanistic pathways. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to writing experimental protocols, organizing and implementing experiments, overseeing data collection and experimental procedures, recording and managing data, implementing quality control practices, analyzing data with various statistical techniques, and preparing data for dissemination at local/regional/national/international scientific meetings, submitting manuscripts to peer-reviewed scientific journals for publication, and submitting research proposals to external funding bodies to support his/her independent research program and salary. The Research Instructor also will supervise undergraduate and graduate research students, comply with established guidelines and regulatory standards for research including biological and chemical safety, responsible conduct of research, and the IACUC, and contribute to the teaching mission of the department as consistent with his/her area of expertise.
Additional expectations, if needed:
Approximately 60% of the Research Instructor’s time will be devoted to conducting the studies associated with the developed experimental protocols.
Approximately 20% of the Research Instructor’s time will be devoted to literature review and hypothesis development for the submission of extramural research award proposals.
PhD in toxicology or a highly related field
|License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation||
|Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education||
PhD in toxicology or a highly related field
|Special Instructions to Applicant||
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:
|Additional Instructions to Applicant||
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.
|Job Open Date||10/01/2020|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date.|
|Initial Screening Begins||10/14/2020|
|Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting||http://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/37916|
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|Eligibility for Employment||
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|Office of Human Resources Contact Information||
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