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Research Assistant Professor

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Job Title Research Assistant Professor
Department Surgery - 31570
Pay Grade
Job Category College of Medicine Faculty
Job Summary
Position contingent upon external funding.
The Quillen College of Medicine invites applications for a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery. This position is responsible to the Principal Investigator for day-to-day research, including data collection, data analysis, interpretation, evaluation, and documentation in support of NIH funded grant objectives and research activities. The Research Assistant Professor will be involved in guiding graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in their research projects, maintaining animal experimentation, tissue culture, flow cytometry, imaging cytometry, confocal microscopy and various related research duties as assigned.
The ETSU is located in Johnson City, Tennessee, in the beautiful Appalachian Highlands region. The area is characterized by small towns, rich artistic traditions, and lots of outdoor experiences. Asheville is less than an hour’s drive; Knoxville, just 90 minutes. Within 45 minutes of campus, you can hike on the Appalachian Trail and explore the world-famous rhododendron gardens atop Roan Mountain. The mountain streams create recreation opportunities for skiing, boating and bass fishing on nearby TVA lakes, while the mountain ridges just over the border in western North Carolina offer snow skiing; and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is just two hours away.
ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Disclaimer: The Job Summary intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals in this classification. It is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require different tasks to be performed as assigned to reflect changes in the position. Employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Required Qualifications
  • Doctoral degree in a relevant field of study with a minimum of 3 years of postdoctoral training experience.
  • The successful applicant must have relevant experience in small animal experimentation as well as infection and cardiovascular function models.
  • Experience in molecular biology, cellular signaling, flow cytometry, confocal microscopy, tissue culture, monocyte/macrophage and endothelial cell functions, IHC, IF, immunoblotting (Western), cell sorting, genetic manipulation of cells, and epigenetics is also required.
Preferred Qualifications
Salary commensurate with rank/experience

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F00596P
Is this position subject to a criminal background check? Yes
Is any part of the funding for this posting coming from a grant or outside funding source? Yes
Open Date 08/25/2022
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.
Unofficial transcripts or a copy of the transcript is acceptable for application purposes. Official transcripts may be required upon hire.

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