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Research Assistant Professor
University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Date Posted 12/26/2021
Faculty-Medicine-Medical Researcher
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Posting Information
Department Pharmacology - 424001
Posting Open Date 12/25/2021
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled No
Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Research Assistant Professor
Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty
Vacancy ID FAC0003853
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent
Hours per week 40
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range
Proposed Start Date 02/01/2022

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service. 
Our vision is to be the nation’s leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.
Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.
Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.
Education: We will prepare tomorrow’s health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.
Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.
Position Summary
The Research Assistant Professor will perform both wet bench and computational analyses. The project will involve a comprehensive, system-wide analyses of the molecular consequences of pharmacologic inhibition of mutant KRAS in human cancers. Methods and experimental approaches include RNA-Seq, phosphoproteomics, kinome profiling, metabolomics. Chemical and genetic library functional screens.
Flexible work arrangements, including virtual/hybrid work locations, are an integral part of the School of Medicine’s Working Forward initiative. As such, this position’s work location is designated as on campus. Please note that the designated work location is subject to change based on the unit’s business needs.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
PhD-trained, with postdoctoral research experience.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Postdoctoral research experience centered on computational biology and metabolism will be required
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Special Instructions
Please upload your CV to the “curriculum vitae / resume” label, as well as a list of three professional references to the “list of references” label. A cover letter and research statement are optional. 
Quick Link https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/218610

Department Contact Name and Title Eileen McElhinney, HR Consultant
Department Contact Telephone or Email eileen_mcelhinney@med.unc.edu
Academic Personnel Office Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to facultyrecruitment@unc.edu.Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status. If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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