Research Assistant Professor

University of New Hampshire

Durham, NH

ID: 7195446
Posted: November 21, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Summary of Position
The Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Biomedical Sciences in the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture at the University of New Hampshire invites applications for a non-tenure-track Research Assistant Professor to work at the Hubbard Center for Genome Sciences (Director, W. Kelley Thomas). This position is an exceptional opportunity for a dedicated researcher to contribute to a dynamic team focused on genomics and molecular biology. The selected candidate will be instrumental in supporting ongoing genomics projects, engaging in molecular biology-based processing, Next-Generation Sequencing, and analysis.

Applicants must demonstrate an extensive background in the formulation chemistry of lipid nanoparticles (LNPs) for gene and drug delivery. The successful applicant should possess expertise using a range of strategies to design and modify liposomes, including peptide-based modification, to achieve controlled release of therapeutic agents. Proficiency in characterizing nanoparticles in both in vitro and in vivo models, as well as gene expression analysis, spectrophotometry, and flow cytometry, is required. Experience with cell and microbial culture and DNA/RNA isolation is also crucial. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate continued proficiency and innovative thinking in their field, as well as an eagerness to collaborate and contribute to the academic environment at the University of New Hampshire. This position promises a stimulating and rewarding research experience in an institution committed to promoting growth and excellence in genomics, molecular biology and drug delivery research.

Applicants will be expected to develop an externally funded research program that leverages UNH’s state-of-the art research infrastructure, including the Hubbard Center for Genome Studies, and develop projects relevant to the mission of UNH and the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture. Further, the candidate may be expected to contribute to the teaching and service mission of the College. The selected candidate will consistently demonstrate innovative thinking, collaborate effectively within our academic community, and uphold the University of New Hampshire’s commitment to pioneering advancements in genomics and molecular biology. This opportunity offers a stimulating research environment and the chance for continuous professional development in an institution committed to fostering academic and research excellence.
Additional Job Information
Posting Number PF0799FY24
Acceptable Minimum Qualifications
1) Ph.D. in related field; 2) postdoctoral experience (or equivalent); and 3) the
demonstrated potential to develop and lead an externally funded research program.
The ability to collaborate effectively with a broad range of researchers is also
Additional Preferred Qualifications
Salary Information
Salary is competitive.
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Percent Time Information (FTE) .75
Faculty Information
If Renewable or Number of years, please specify
Type of Position Research Faculty