Location: On-site at the University of Maryland School of
Pharmacy, Baltimore, Maryland
The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy is conducting an open
search for a Research Assistant Professor or Research Associate
Professor, non-tenure track, in the Department of Pharmaceutical
Sciences. The primary scope of the position is to perform
experimental research under the direction of the Mass Spectrometry
Center Director. Preference will be given to candidates with
expertise in the area of proteomics. Research interests should be
compatible with other current strategic areas of expansion
including: Chemistry of Life Processes; Complex Biological Systems
& Quantitative Biosciences; Clinical Translational Sciences and
Experimental Therapeutics; Imaging, Modeling & Simulation; CNS
Diseases and Drug Addiction.
The position is a full-time, non-tenure-track, 12-month appointment
based at the Baltimore, Maryland Campus. This position requires
scholarly activity, teaching, service to the school, campus and the
profession, and the ability to engage in the application of mass
spectrometry-based experimental approaches to research
This position is responsible to the Chair of the Department of
Pharmaceutical Sciences with research reporting responsibility to
the Director of the Mass Spectrometry Center.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY
We believe every person brings with them unique strengths,
experiences, and perspectives and we value these differences. One
of our best opportunities to deliver a workplace that is diverse,
inclusive, and focused on equity is to hire candidates who share
The successful candidate for this position will be able to describe
and demonstrate their commitment to diversity, equity, and
inclusiveness as well as how they contribute to a respectful,
- Development and application of mass spectrometry-based
- Ensure validity and accuracy of data and compliance with
quality control requirements.
- Design research projects, analyze findings, develop
conclusions, write reports, prepare presentations of relevant
findings and conclusions.
- Perform required data extraction and report on progress of
programs, studies, and/or projects.
- Summarize and prepare manuscripts, presentations, and proposals
by providing and presenting relevant data.
- Develop and formulate best practices and protocols in data
collection, warehousing, analysis, and reporting.
- Perform additional duties as assigned.
Engage in scholarly activity in areas of interest. Scholarly
activity is defined broadly and includes, for example, proteomics,
LC-MS/MS-based approaches, data analysis and informatics for mass
spectrometry-based data, development of new mass spectrometry-based
methods and experimental designs.
Level of scholarly involvement will be commensurate with an
academic appointment on the non-tenure track; consistent
publication and presentation of work are expected.
Participation in instruction in the candidate’s area of
SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL, AND PUBLIC
Participation in appropriate faculty activities (e.g., faculty
assembly, department meetings, and faculty committees),
professional organizations, and other endeavors is expected.
Ph.D. in an appropriate discipline and postdoctoral experience.
Experience with proteomics and bioinformatics is required.
Additional experience with complementary LC-MS-based approaches and
computer programming is desired.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
HOW TO APPLY
- Ability to design experimental approaches, research studies,
collection procedures and data analysis.
- Knowledge of mass spectrometry-based techniques including
- Knowledge of bioinformatics associated with mass
spectrometry-based techniques including proteomics-related
- Ability to understand and utilize scientific/medical
terminology and research theory in both oral and written
- Knowledge of theoretical, conceptual and writing support on
research analysis and findings.
- Excellent communication, organizational, and project management
- Ability to work as part of a team and independently perform or
lead research activities.
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Interested candidates must apply online through the UMB Online
Recruitment System and submit an initial application that includes
a letter of intent (reference Position Number 05-178-77),
curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of research
experience/objectives, and the names and contact information of at
least three references. Shortlisted candidates will be required to
submit three letters of recommendation. In addition to applying
online, interested candidates may also send application materials
Dr. Maureen A. Kane, Chair, Faculty Search Committee
c/o Mass Spectrometry Center Business Manager
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
20 N Pine St., Rm. 725N, Baltimore, MD 21201
Questions regarding this search should be directed to Maureen Kane
Please reference position number 05-178-77.
UMB requires all faculty, staff, and
students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical
or religious reasons will be processed through Human
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