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Associate Professor - IPSC Stem Cells (Days / Full-Time)

St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center Type Full time Posted 7/2/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/25/2014
AZ - Arizona (All) - Phoenix Referral - n/a -    

     
 

FACULTY POSITION IN NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH

The BARROW NEUROLOGICAL INSTITUTE seeks an exceptionally promising or accomplished investigator to complement other translational neuroscience research in a unique and dynamic environment including the BNI and partnering institutions. Qualified applicants holding M.D., Ph.D. or equivalent degrees with five (5) years post graduate or faculty-level experience will be considered for appointment at assistant, associate or full professor levels. The successful candidate will also have a joint faculty appointment in the Department of Basic Medical Sciences at the University of Arizona College of Medicine ? Phoenix. Successful candidates will be expected to orchestrate a program of extramurally-funded, independent research and to assume educational and administrative responsibilities. Institutional strategic interests for this initiative are in application of inducible pluripotent stems cells (IPSC) toward research and treatment of neurodegenerative conditions, particularly amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Qualified applicants in other areas of translational neuroscience that utilize IPSC will also be considered. The successful candidate is expected to synergize/collaborate with existing faculty at both institutes, with access to resources (core facilities, clinical samples, etc.) across both institutes, and opportunities to collaborate with investigators at affiliate institutes including Phoenix Children’s Hospital, the Translational Genomics Research Institute, and the Arizona Alzheimer’s Consortium. The successful candidate will receive a highly competitive start-up package and salary support. Please send either an initial letter of inquiry in confidence or a full application including vita, names and addresses of three references, and brief statements of research experience, interests and career objectives either as hard copies to IPSC Search, c/o Research Administration, Barrow Neurological Institute, 350 West Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013 or via e-mail message and attachment to BNI_Research@dignityhealth.org and apply online at: www.dignityhealthcareers.org AA/EOE.


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