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Basic Sciences Assistant Professor

University of Maryland, Baltimore
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 8, 2024

Job Details

The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) is hiring a full-time faculty position to join the Division of Basic Sciences. The expected rank for this position is Assistant Professor or higher, however, final rank and tenure status will be commensurate with selected candidate’s experience.

Our research focuses on structural birth defects, fetal programming, placental development and inflammation, ovarian cancer, and substance abuse. Our mission is to have a meaningful impact on the healthcare in our communities and our research environment promotes collaboration and multidisciplinary research.

Successful candidates should be able to:
  • Establish a rigorous and competitive basic research program.
  • Secure external funding from diverse extramural funding sources .
  • Demonstrate professionalism, effective communication, laboratory safety, and continuous practicum improvement.
Qualifications :
  • Candidates must have a PhD.
  • Maintain the ability to lead an independent NIH, federally funded research program.
  • Candidates are expected to have an established federal grant portfolio that can be transferred to the University of Maryland.
  • Interest in collaborating with existing basic science and clinical faculty within the department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
UMSOM offers competitive compensation and comprehensive suite of benefits including 403b retirement, health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, paid vacation, CME leave and allowance, relocation assistance, and more.

To apply, please complete the online application and include a letter of intent, CV, and five professional references with their contact information. For additional questions after application, please email .

UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. We value diversity and how it enriches our academic and scientific community and strive toward cultivating an inclusive environment that supports all employees.1

About University of Maryland School of Medicine

Now in its third century, the University of Maryland School of Medicine was chartered in 1807 as the first public medical school in the United States. It continues today as one of the fastest growing, top-tier biomedical research enterprises in the world -- with 46 academic departments, centers, institutes, and programs, and a faculty of more than 3,000 physicians, scientists, and allied health professionals, including members of the National Academy of Medicine and the National Academy of Sciences, and a distinguished two-time winner of the Albert E. Lasker Award in Medical Research. With an operating budget of more than $1.2 billion, the School of Medicine works closely in partnership with the University of Maryland Medical Center and Medical System to provide research-intensive, academic, and clinically‑based care for nearly 2 million patients each year. The School of Medicine has nearly $600 million in extramural funding, with most of its academic departments highly ranked among all medical schools in the nation in research funding. As one of the seven professional schools that make up the University of Maryland, Baltimore campus, the School of Medicine has a total population of nearly 9,000 faculty and staff, including 2,500 students, trainees, residents, and fellows. The combined School of Medicine and Medical System (“University of Maryland Medicine”) has an annual budget of over $6 billion and an economic impact of nearly $20 billion on the state and local community. The School of Medicine, which ranks as the 8th highest among public medical schools in research productivity (according to the Association of American Medical Colleges profile) is an innovator in translational medicine, with 606 active patents and 52 start-up companies. In the latest U.S. News & World Report ranking of the Best Medical Schools, published in 2021, the UM School of Medicine is ranked #9 among the 92 public medical schools in the U.S., and in the top 15 percent (#27) of all 192 public and private U.S. medical schools. The School of Medicine works locally, nationally, and globally, with research and treatment facilities in 36 countries around the world. Visit


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