Research Assistant Professor - Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences - (FAC001838)

University of Houston
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jun 28, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Pharmacology, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Other Science & Technology
Employment Type
Full Time

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 approaches.

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 applicant.

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.

Qualifications :

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 is plus.

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.

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