SMI Career CenterGastrointestinal MicrobiologistUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln
Job SummaryThe University of Nebraska-Lincoln is seeking applicants for a 9-month, tenure-leading faculty position in the Department of Food Science and Technology at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The successful candidate will develop and lead an internationally recognized research program focused on understanding the impact of the gut microbiota on human health and disease by utilizing genome-based and molecular approaches to study interactions of microbial GI communities with the epithelium, pathogens, probiotics, prebiotics, or bioactive food components. We anticipate the candidate will contribute to existing graduate and undergraduate microbiology courses and develop/teach (in part or in whole) a new graduate/undergraduate course in gastrointestinal biology, microbiology, or ecology. Collaborations with other scientists and faculty are expected. Information about the gut health program can be found here.
QualificationsRequires a Ph.D. in Microbiology, Immunology or a closely related field and relevant postdoctoral experience. Must have demonstrated potential to conduct independent research. ApplyFor full position details and to apply, click here. Requisition number F_130219. Complete the application form and attach as three separate documents a curriculum vitae, a two-page description of a proposed research program, and a brief statement of teaching philosophy.
Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to: Dr. Robert HutkinsUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln143 Filley HallLincoln, NE 68583-0919
Application review will begin on January 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Research Post-Doctoral Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job SummaryThe F. Widjaja Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Immunobiology Institute (IBIRI) develops and works on highly interdisciplinary and translational projects, thus the incumbent needs to be independent but also a team player to work closely with the IBIRI principal Investigators, other research scientists, and external collaborators. Specific responsibilities include but not limited to:
• Proficient in processing and analyzing large genetics datasets, programming in R (or comparable platforms) and statistical modeling• Familiar with basic and advanced immunology concepts and methodologies;• Designs and performs complex immunology experiments, and incorporate novel techniques and discoveries;• Interprets experimental results and demonstrates problem solving kills;• Assists in preparation of grant proposals, and participates in publications and presentations as author or co-author;
QualificationsMD or PhD or highest
degree in the field (Foreign graduates are also acceptable). MD or PhD in
immunology or immunology-related fields. Experience in R Program (comparable
platform) is preferred.
ApplyPlease contact (preferred) Janine Bilsborough, Ph.D. by email at
or Christy Velasco by email at
Deadline for application submission: until position is filled.
Chair of the Department of Immunology
University of Connecticut Health Center
The University of Connecticut Health Center’s School of Medicine is seeking to recruit a highly qualified individual to become the Chair of the Department of Immunology. The Chair will work to enhance the funded research portfolio of the department emphasizing basic and translational research, as well as integration with Connecticut Bioscience and The Jackson Laboratory initiatives; develop and support the education of medical and graduate students and serve as a mentor for trainees at multiple levels; assure the professional development and mentoring of faculty engaged in research education, and administration; play a major role in active governance at the institutional and departmental levels; be involved in faculty recruiting; and develop a comprehensive budget, which promotes departmental and institutional financial integrity.
The individual should have an outstanding record of accomplishments in research, education, and an excellent record of sustained NIH funding. We encourage individuals with a current track record in human or translational immunology. The position is ideal for an energetic and visionary individual who is presently at the Associate or Full Professor level.
Candidates should apply by submitting a curriculum vitae via the University of Connecticut Health Center Employment Services website. Search no. 2014-321. Questions regarding this search should be addressed to the search committee chair Dr. Linda Shapiro, c/o Kimberly Young,
. Applications will be accepted until December 31, 2013.
UCHC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
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