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Clinical Assistant Professor (Cellular and Molecular)

Marquette University
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Commensurate with Experience
Start date
Oct 25, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Overview

The Department of Biomedical Sciences in the College of Health Sciences at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI is seeking applications for a full-time non-tenure track faculty position from individuals devoted to a career in collaborative neuroscience research activities and instruction in the areas of cellular and molecular laboratory research techniques and experimental design, and corporate research project management for undergraduate, and masters and doctoral graduate student populations.

Marquette University is a Catholic, Jesuit, university located on a beautiful urban campus just minutes from downtown Milwaukee and close to the parks and beach of Lake Michigan. Marquette offers undergraduate programs in 83 majors and 79 minor, in addition to 64 master’s and doctoral programs and a School of Dentistry and Law School. Marquette is recognized as a top institution by U.S. News & World Report and has been bestowed the “Changemaker Campus” title by the Ashoka Institute, a leader in social entrepreneurship.

The Department of Biomedical Sciences is committed to teaching a broad, medically oriented curriculum to motivated, enthusiastic undergraduate and graduate students. The Department also contributes to Marquette health professional programs, including students in dentistry, physical therapy, physician assistant occupational therapy programs.

Our non-tenure track faculty are equal contributors to the department’s educational, service- and research-intensive mission. As a result, the successful applicant for this position will be compensated at a level comparable to our tenure-track, research-orientated faculty including an excellent benefits package and 12-month salary with opportunity for promotion.


Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be expected to be a full and active participant in the Biomedical Sciences Department and engage in service activities at the college/university level. Teaching requirements emphasize the direction of courses that include graduate level project management in the pharmaceutical sector, advanced cellular and molecular laboratory techniques, and professional development. A key aspect of the position is to provide service to the Department through directorship of accelerator research projects involving systems/behavioral neuroscience procedures. Specifically, these activities will take place in the Department’s Biomedical Sciences Collaboratory, which will serve our faculty and students as a real-world biotechnology research center.

Candidates who have enthusiasm for and experience with undergraduate and master’s level academic advising, curriculum development, biomedical research, and outreach/community engagement activities focused on communities traditionally under-represented in STEM are especially encouraged to apply.


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Earned doctorate or substantial progress toward the terminal degree. Experience and/or training involving teaching undergraduate and graduate students is required, especially in topics that involve tissue and single cell electrophysiology, molecular biology principles and applications and other advanced laboratory techniques. Research skills, experience, and achievements that are relevant to the activities of the Biomedical Sciences Collaboratory are also required.



It is the policy of Marquette University to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable federal or state-protected classification.

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