Job Description

Assistant Professor, Cell Biology & Physiology

Posting Numberreq11475
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeTenure/Tenure-Track
Hiring DepartmentCell Biology (624A)
Academic LocationSchool of Medicine
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

TheDepartment of Cell Biology and Physiology at the University of New MexicoSchool of Medicine ( seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor to build and sustain an active researchprogram in cancer biology with special emphasis on cancer stem cell biology, tumor microenvironment,cancer cell metabolism, or angiogenesis, and a strong interest in basicbiomedical research. Departmental researchprograms focus on cancer genetics and signaling, cardiovascular and renaldisease, and neurodegeneration, and synergizewith UNM Health Sciences Center signature programs (

The successful candidate will benefitfrom the exceptional opportunities for synergism and interactions with the UNMHSC signature programs, members of the four basic science departments, and theNIH NCI-designated UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center (

Appointment will be in the Department ofCell Biology and Physiology, at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successfulapplicant will develop a rigorous and independent research program andparticipate in departmental activities including graduate and medical schoolteaching.


Minimum Requirements:

Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent

Postdoctoral experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Independent research program, or strong potential for obtaining R01 or equivalent funding, as evidenced by funding history, high quality publications, and research plan

Potential for research interactions with department members

Potential for participating in institutional educational activities

Application InstructionsA complete application must include a letter of interest addressing each minimum and preferred qualification and relating personal qualifications to the responsibilities of the position; CV or resume, a 1-page summary of current and proposed research, a 1-page statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references.For additional information, you may contact Melissa Nuttall, Search Coordinator, (505) 272-0819,

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 1/15/2020. This position will remain open until filled.

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