A Research Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) position is
available in Dr. Ashok Kumar's laboratory in the department of
Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of
Houston College of Pharmacy in Houston, TX. The selected candidate
will participate in NIH-funded research work focused to
understanding the molecular and signaling mechanisms that regulate
muscle stem cell function, skeletal muscle atrophy/hypertrophy, and
pathophysiological mechanisms of muscular dystrophy. The research
involves use of genetic mouse models, morphometric assays, primary
cell cultures, and biochemical, molecular, genomics, and proteomics
The University of Houston is a Carnegie-Designated Tier 1 public
research university and also a member institution of the
world-renowned Texas Medical Center which houses major academic
research programs in cancer, genetics, and neuroscience with a
major focus on translational research.
The University of Houston, with one of the most diverse student
bodies in the nation, seeks to recruit and retain a diverse
community of scholars. Applications will be accepted until the
position is filled, although an early application is recommended.
Interested individuals should submit a cover letter describing
his/her interest in the position, statement of research interest,
curriculum vitae, and the names of three references with postal and
email addresses, telephone and fax number. Competitive salary and
excellent fringe benefits are provided to successful
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with
disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University
prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual
orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
Eligible candidates must have earned a doctoral degree, 2-5
postdoctoral years of experience, and excellent publication record.
Prior experience in skeletal and/or cardiac muscle physiology, cell
signaling, viral vectors, primary cell culture, and flow cytometry
Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a
faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final
candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security
sensitive and will require a criminal history check.