UT Dean’s PostDoc to Research or Tenure-Eligible Faculty Track Transition Positions

University of Toledo

Toledo, OH

ID: 7063808 (Ref.No. Posting #1444 )
Posted: February 18, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

College of Medicine & Life Sciences Posting #1444

UT Dean’s PostDoc to Research or Tenure-Eligible Faculty Track Transition Positions Department of Physiology & Pharmacology

The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences (UTCOMLS) houses an innovative and visionary program designed to accelerate the transition of postdocs to extramurally-funded, tenure-track UTCOMLS faculty. Multiple such postdoctoral positions are available with full salary and research funds provided for individuals with an ambitious mindset, who come prepared with innovative ideas for NIHlevel funding. Candidates must also have the ability to develop and test hypotheses independently, work in a collaborative environment and possess excellent communication skills both in written and oral presentations. The program is for 2 years with an opportunity to extend to a third year. Candidates will have competitive opportunities to transition into faculty tracks within the various Departments of UTCOMLS. Besides merit, a key factor for recruitment will be the candidates’ long-term commitment to serve as faculty members at our Institution.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in a relevant discipline with significant laboratory research experience preferably in physiology, genetics & genomics, endocrinology, or cell and molecular biology. The ideal candidate should be passionate and committed to develop their own niches in whole-animal or human physiological systems, preferably in the areas of cardiovascular, renal, endocrine, metabolic diseases or gut diseases such as IBD or in the application of bioinformatics/AI/Machine learning to large datasets, including but not limited to the impact of the microbiome. For potential mentor match, candidates should become familiar with the strengths of the Department of Physiology & Pharmacology https://www.utoledo.edu/med/depts/physpharm/, which include: the Microbiome Consortium (http://www.utoledo.edu/med/depts/physpharm/hypertension_center/mico/), the Center for Hypertension and Personalized Medicine (http://www.utoledo.edu/med/depts/physpharm/hypertension_center/), and the Center for Diabetes and Endocrine Research.(https://www.utoledo.edu/med/depts/medicine/endocrinology/research/ceder/) These are rare and highly competitive positions, so please apply ASAP. For any further information, please contact the Chair of the Department, Dr. Bina Joe, bina.joe@utoledo.edu. To apply, all expressions of interest must be submitted to jobs.utoledo.edu. To find the position, click on ‘staff’ and search for Postdoctoral Fellow - Physiology & Pharmacology (Req #1444). You will be required to upload a cover letter, CV and list of three professional references. The University of Toledo offers excellent salary and benefits and is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and educator.


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