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A position is available in the laboratory of Professor Kenneth Poss to study skin regeneration in zebrafish. The job is offered through the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and will be a collaborative position with a surgeon-scientist. The project is aimed at understanding the fascinating biology of zebrafish regeneration in order to develop new therapies for human wound healing and skin defects. Laboratory duties will include molecular biology work, generation of transgenic animals, surgery, imaging, and histology. Opportunities for authorship on publications and travel to scientific conferences will be available. Creative, independent scientific work will be encouraged. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in the biological sciences and at least 2 years of laboratory experience. We welcome ambitious applicants with enthusiasm for regenerative biology and translational medicine. Please send a cover letter, CV, and a list of 3 or more references to david.a.brown@duke.edu.

 

Immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow 

Tufts University, Boston MA 

August 2017 

A Postdoctoral candidate with extensive expertise in zebrafish husbandry and development, and in molecular and cellular techniques using the zebrafish model, is needed for a newly funded NIH award. Significant expertise with genome editing using CRISPR/Cas9, and in creating transgenic zebrafish is preferred. The successful candidate will study zebrafish models for human mineralized tissue diseases. Research will be conducted in the Yelick Laboratory, located on the Tufts Medical Campus in Boston, and in the 2,000 tank Tufts Zebrafish Facility located within the Yelick Lab. The successful candidate will have a recent PhD and relevant publications on research using the zebrafish model, have excellent communication and organizational skills, be highly motivated, dependable, productive and able to work effectively with others. The selected Postdoc will have the opportunity to oversee the research efforts of graduate and undergraduate students, and technicians, to facilitate his/her research. 

Applicants should email CVs and full contact information for 3 references to: 

Pamela C. Yelick, PhD 

Tufts University, Boston MA 

pamela.yelick@tufts.edu 

 

 Immediate opening for a Zebrafish Research Assistant 

Tufts University, Boston MA 

August 2017 

A Research Assistant with expertise in zebrafish husbandry and development, and in molecular and cellular techniques using the zebrafish model, is needed for a newly funded NIH award. Expertise with genome editing using CRISPR/Cas9, and in single cell microinjections to create transgenic zebrafish lines is preferred. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining a variety of zebrafish lines relevant for study of human mineralized tissue diseases. The Yelick Laboratory is located on the Tufts Medical Campus in Boston, and includes a 2,000 tank Tufts Zebrafish Facility located within the Yelick Lab. The successful candidate will have a recent BA, and relevant publications on research using the zebrafish model. The successful candidate will be highly self-motivated, dependable and productive, have excellent communication and organizational skills, and work well and effectively with others. The selected Research Assistant will work with Postdoctoral Fellows, graduate and undergraduate students, and technicians on relevant projects. 

Applicants should email CVs and full contact information for 3 references to: 

Pamela C. Yelick, PhD 

Tufts University, Boston MA 

pamela.yelick@tufts.edu 

Position Summary:

The Shiau laboratory is seeking applicants for a full-time Research Technician position at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Our lab uses the zebrafish model system to study the function and development of macrophages and microglia with special emphases on neuroimmune interactions and control of inflammation.  We encourage highly-motivated, science-driven, and diligent individuals to apply. 

 

Duties:

Management of multiple projects, and analysis and generation of genetic mutants to dissect new pathways in the development of immune and nervous systems. This is a research-focused technical position where the individual must be highly-motivated to do research, and have a strong skillset for careful and meticulous lab tasks, analytical abilities, organizational skills to track and work on different projects and tasks in parallel, and able to work well with zebrafish for husbandry and experimental purposes. The individual will use a wide-range of advanced biological techniques, including genetics, molecular biology, cell biology, confocal imaging, and embryology to address active areas of research in the laboratory. The ability of the individual to work well with others and be effective in training others is also important.

 

Required and preferred qualifications:

Individual with a BS degree or higher in Biology, or related field. It is essential that the applicant have previous research experience(s), working knowledge and experience with basic molecular biology techniques (including PCR, DNA gel electrophoresis, and genotyping), computer skills, strong analytical and communication skills (both oral and written), highly organized, meticulous in nature, and have a strong motivation to pursue scientific research as a career track, including graduate school in biological sciences in the near future. Previous experience with zebrafish is not required (training will be provided), and a possible commitment of a 2-year employment is preferred.

 

To Apply:

Qualified individuals interested in this opportunity are required to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, most recent degree transcript, and 3 references to the job link below. Please contact shiauce@bio.unc.edu for further information or inquiry regarding this position.

Link to job ad: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/126168

The Marsden Lab in the Department of Biological Sciences at North Carolina State University is seeking a full-time Research Assistant/Lab Manager. The successful applicant will facilitate the lab's day-to-day operations, participate in training undergraduate and graduate students, and engage in research projects focused on understanding the genetic and neural circuit basis of behavior. 

This is a 12-month, full-time, exempt position with a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement plan options, and many amenities both on and off-campus.

Who you are:

 

  •  You are a biologist, preferably a neuroscientist, with previous experience working with zebrafish.
  •  You have excellent organizational skills and pay keen attention to detail.
  • You think strategically and communicate clearly.
  •  You enjoy working in a team, teaching, and mentoring others.
  •  You are curious and love to learn.

Your essential duties:

  • Care for and maintain a zebrafish colony, including daily feeding and water quality monitoring
  • Perform routine zebrafish husbandry to generate larvae for experiments
  • Order and manage inventory of laboratory supplies
  • Conduct research, working with the principal investigator to plan, design, and perform experiments in 3 broad arenas:
    • Analyze the behavior of zebrafish in response to visual, auditory and olfactory stimuli using high-speed imaging and automated tracking software; develop new behavioral assays to measure learning, anxiety and social behavior
    • Use molecular biology techniques to assay gene expression, design and create transgenic constructs, and microinjections to establish transgenic zebrafish lines for visualization of neural circuit connectivity and activity
    • Use confocal microscopy to image neural development, connectivity and activity, as well as gene expression patterns using in situ hybridization and immunohistochemistry
  • Interact with and participate in training students in the laboratory

Qualifications:

  •  Master's degree or Bachelor’s degree plus 3 or more years of relevant experience in a research laboratory, or relevant independent experience and education in neuroscience
  •  Experience feeding and maintaining zebrafish
  • Basic laboratory skills as well as familiarity with genetics, molecular biology techniques including basic cloning and PCR, and microscopy

Application instructions:

Go to https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/86205 and follow the instructions. You will need to submit a Cover Letter, CV, and list of References. For further questions, contact the principal investigator at kcmarsde@ncsu.edu.

Research Technician for a Zebrafish Laboratory Yale/Post graduate position

Employer: 
Yale University. New Haven, CT.
The Giraldez Lab, works on zebrafish and gene regulation. yale.edu/giraldezlab

Job Description
Provide research assistance for a zebrafish genetics lab and aid with the maintenance of a freshwater tropical fish (zebrafish) facility under the supervision of the principal investigator of the laboratory. The focus of the overall project is to use zebrafish as a model system to study vertebrate development

Essential Duties of the Position: Feed fish, check and maintain water quality. 
Breed fish and raise young. 
Maintain tanks and equipment. 
Make up solutions, prepare fish food; limited laboratory maintenance.

Preferred: Experience in areas of molecular biology such as DNA cloning, PCR, tissue culture and microinjection. 
Education and Training

Required: Bachelor’s degree in marine Biology, related field of Biology/Molecular biology, or two years of experience working in marine laboratories or molecular biology laboratories.

Skills and Abilities: 
Hands on experience in molecular biology; strong instrumentation skills. 
High degree in independence, highly motivated, enthusiastic and strong work ethic.

Must be self-motivated and physically capable of maintaining 10-liter fish tanks in shelving units.

The applicant must be a US national or legal resident of the US.

Additional information www.yale.edu/giraldezlab

Where to send the applications: 
Please send short description of your work experience including work with fish and molecular biology, contact information, CV and references in a single word or pdf document, including "zebrafish technician 2017" in the subject of the email
to:

zebrafishtech@gmail.com

Any application missing any of the above information will not be considered.

 

 

The Organization:

The Morgridge Institute for Research is a private, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving human health through interdisciplinary biomedical research, in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The Morgridge Institute serves as a collaborative hub for investigators across UW-Madison to work together on fundamental biomedical questions, and engages more than 30,000 community members annually in scientific programming. The organization offers an extraordinary work environment built around a multi-disciplinary fusion of ideas, state-of-the-art facilities, and mentorship by groundbreaking science leaders. Research focus areas include regenerative biology and bioinformatics, virology, medical engineering, metabolism, core computational technology and bioethics.

The Opportunity:

The Morgridge Institute for Research seeks a research specialist to assist with managing the day-to-day operation of the Huisken laboratory within the Medical Engineering research focus area. The Research Specialist will be responsible for preparation of media and specimens for microscopy, maintenance of lab equipment, animal handling, and management of biosafety, animal, and human research protocols. The research specialist will also assist with ordering supplies, reconciling budgets, scheduling meetings, and supporting grant applications.

Qualifications:

Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, biomedical sciences or a related field. Graduate training in engineering or biological sciences is preferred. The ideal candidate will have direct experience managing the day-to-day operations of the lab, including ordering supplies, maintaining equipment, overseeing lab safety/bio-safety record keeping and supervising research staff. Candidates must have strong writing and communication skills, ability to work well with others, be highly responsible and organized, and work both independently and within a dynamic research team.

To Apply:

Qualified individuals interested in this opportunity are required to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae as one document via the online career portal.

Link to job ad: https://morgridge.org/job-posting/research-specialist-medical-engineering/

 

Link to application page: https://morgridge-researchrecruit.icims.com/jobs/1555/research-specialist--medical-engineering/login?mobile=false&width=1424&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300

Post Doc – Han Lab

 

Position Summary

The Pancreatic Cancer Research Laboratory led by Dr. Haiyong Han at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) is currently seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow interested in studying pancreatic cancer using zebrafish models.  Our lab aims to develop novel targeted therapies for pancreatic cancer. We utilize animal models including zebrafish models to identify and validate novel therapeutics and to understand their mechanisms of action. By closely working with clinicians at TGen's Clinical Services, we seek to rapidly translate laboratory findings to the clinic. Promising therapies are promptly evaluated in pilot clinical trials. Conversely, hypotheses generated by clinicians based on clinical observations are readily tested in the laboratory.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:        

Under general direction, the scholar will be responsible for designing and implementing research studies, collecting and analyzing data, writing progress reports and presenting research findings in lab meetings.

Prepares research results for publication and assists in the preparation of grant proposals.

Presents research at national meetings.

Mentors junior level team members.

Coordinates with other research groups and institutions on collaborative research studies.

 

Education and Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. (completed or near completion) in Molecular Biology or related field is desired.

Prior research experience or training in working with zebrafish models is preferred.

Proven track record of creativity and established track record of publishing in peer-reviewed journals.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

 

About TGen

Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) is a Phoenix, Arizona-based non-profit organization dedicated to conducting groundbreaking research with life changing results. TGen is focused on helping patients with neurological disorders, cancer, and diabetes, through cutting edge translational research (the process of rapidly moving research towards patient benefit).  TGen physicians and scientists work to unravel the genetic components of both common and rare complex diseases in adults and children. Working with collaborators in the scientific and medical communities literally worldwide, TGen makes a substantial contribution to help our patients through efficiency and effectiveness of the translational process. TGen is allied with City of Hope, a world-renowned independent research and cancer and diabetes treatment center. This precision medicine alliance enables both institutes to complement each other in research and patient care, with City of Hope providing a significant clinical setting to advance scientific discoveries made by TGen. For more information, visit: www.tgen.org.

To Apply

If you are interested in seeing the most up to date job listings or to apply for this position, please go to https://www.tgen.org/home/about/careers-@-tgen.aspx#.VxUiIfbru70 and submit your resume. Please take a moment to read about our employee benefits and learn more about TGen. If you have any questions about the company or how to apply for a position, please contact hr@tgen.org.

 

Only resumes submitted through the TGen career website will be considered.

 

We value and support diversity in our workforce.

EEO/AA

 

Xenbase (www.xenbase.org) is the NIH-funded, Xenopus model organism. Xenopus is a major model for fundamental cell and developmental biology and human disease modeling. Xenbase curates and integrates all of the Xenopus literature, gene expression, phenotype, bioinformatics and genomics data and makes it available to the international research community supporting data exchanges with NCBI, USCS and other model organism databases.

 

We are seeking a highly motivated, collaborative individual to join the Xenbase Biocuration team located in the Division of Developmental Biology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, USA. This position positions offer a challenging job away from the wet-lab and research bench, where interpreting, annotating and displaying complex data is our main task. Curators also develop strategies to improve data curation; work to improve data display/querying on the website; interact with our user community at research conferences; develop programming skills; and contribute to Xenbase publications.

 

Job Description:

• Curation and annotation of published Xenopus scientific literature, focusing on gene expression and the extraction of other research data: genes, transgenic constructs, antibodies, phenotypes, genetic interactions, gene product functions and models of human disease.

• Import and annotate data from large-scale screens.

• Help develop new features: curation and processing of public and directly submitted RNA-seq and ChIP-seq NGS data from Xenopus experiments, curation of mutant phenotypes and transgenics; implementing GO annotations.

• Co-author reports and publications, and give presentations at national and international meetings and workshops.

 

Qualifications:

• MSc or PhD degree in bioinformatics and/or developmental biology, genomics, genetics, molecular biology, zoology, anatomy or related field.

•  Demonstrated ability to produce scientific papers, reports and presentations

• Demonstrated ability to work in a team as well as independently, efficiently (i.e., both quickly and accurately) and be self-motivated

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including excellent written and spoken English.

 

Preference will be given to an applicant with:

• Experience with a bioinformatics, genomics or model organism database

• Experience in data annotation/biocuration, knowledge of relational databases, and familiarity with ontologies.

• Experience in a Xenopus or other vertebrate (mouse, zebrafish or chick) developmental biology. 

• Experience in analyzing genomics data, using GRN software, genome browsers and common bioinformatics tools.

 

How to Apply: 

Please submit your application, to mailto:aaron.zorn@cchmc.org with the following information:

• A cover letter, including a statement of interest/purpose

• CV/Resume.

• List 3 references/referees whom we may contact.

 

Salary and Start Date: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Start date is negotiable, but expected to be in late 2017. 

The successful applicants will be employees of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and will undergo background checks, orientation and a 6-month probationary period.  More information about working at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, and living in Cincinnati, can be found here:http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/careers/working/default/

The Department of Biology (http://www.uvm.edu/~biology/) at the University of Vermont (UVM) is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Cell Biology, to begin in the fall of 2018. The most successful candidates will have multidisciplinary expertise using imaging, genetic and biochemical approaches to study fundamental processes of cell biology. Biologists specializing on cellular processes of the nervous system are particularly encouraged to apply.  All applicants are expected to: 1) hold a Ph.D. degree in cell biology, neuroscience, biochemistry, or a related discipline; 2) have two or more years of postdoctoral experience; 3) develop a competitively funded research program; 4) teach undergraduate and graduate courses ranging from general biology to an area of the candidate’s expertise; and 5) mentor and advise undergraduate and graduate master's and doctoral students, in addition to professional contributions and service.  The UVM Biology Department is a broad, basic science department whose faculty members’ research spans a range of core disciplines including biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, neuroscience, ecology and evolution.

 

Candidates must apply online at www.uvmjobs.com.  Search for the position using department name (Biology) only. Include a curriculum vitae, two representative publications, a statement of research focus, a teaching statement describing approach, philosophy and interests, and the contact information of three references. The reference providers will be emailed information to upload their letters.  Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to: Bryan.Ballif@uvm.edu


The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Applications from women, veterans and individuals with disabilities, and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

 

Founded in 1791, UVM is consistently ranked as one of the top public universities in the United States. The University is located in Burlington, Vermont, also rated as one of the best small cities in America. The greater Burlington area has a population of about 125,000 and enjoys a panoramic setting on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Green Mountains of Vermont and the Adirondack Mountains of New York. Burlington and the surrounding area provide an environment rich in cultural and recreational activities for individuals and families.

Research Assistant Biology

 

A full time Research Assistant/Lab Manager position is now available in the Cerveny Lab, Reed College Biology Department. The successful applicant will participate in the daily running of an established zebrafish lab, helping to train and supervise undergraduate fish care assistants and participating in research projects aimed at understanding how extrinsic signals impinge on proliferation and differentiation of neuronal stem cells in the growing zebrafish visual system. 

Further information about the lab and its research projects can be found at http://academic.reed.edu/biology/professors/cerveny.html.

This is a 12-month, full-time, exempt position. Reed College offers an excellent benefits package including comprehensive medical and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with 10% employer contribution, paid holidays, paid vacation and many other campus amenities, such as membership to the campus fitness center for employee and spouse and access to onsite daycare provided by Growing Seeds.

 

WHO YOU ARE

·       You are a biologist and have previous experience with zebrafish

·       You enjoy working with, teaching, and mentoring others

·       You possess the ability to think strategically and communicate clearly

·       You have excellent communication skills and keen attention to detail

ESSENTIAL DUTIES  

·       Close working relationship with principal investigator to keep lab organized and fully stocked

·       Conduct research, working with the principal investigator to plan, design, and perform experiments

·       Feeding and breeding zebrafish to maintain genetic lines

·       Monitoring water quality and fish health

·       Performing preventative maintenance on a constant-flow aquatic system

QUALIFICATIONS

·       Bachelor’s or Ph.D. in relevant discipline

·       Practical experience in feeding and maintenance of zebrafish

·       Familiarity and experience with some (or all) of the following: genetics, molecular biology techniques including basic cloning and PCR, cell biology, zebrafish embryology, and confocal microscopy


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please click the interfolio link (https://apply.interfolio.com/43697) to apply. A CV and cover letter are required for submission. In your cover letter, please address how your qualifications and interests match this position. In addition, please discuss how you are qualified to support and contribute to Reed College’s mission of diversity, equity, and inclusion. If you have any questions, please contact the PI at cervenyk@reed.edu.

 

Applications will be considered as they are submitted; Start date is expected to be in late November/early December 2017.

PhD Studentship 

Phenotype variability in congenital myopathies

Applications are invited for a 4-year PhD studentship at the School of Basic and Medical Biosciences (King’s College London, UK).

 

The Project 

The successful candidate will work on a research project aiming to use CRISPR to develop in vivo models to reveal molecular and physiological mechanisms underlying two muscle diseases: Myosin Storage Myopathy and Laing Distal Myopathy. This is a pluridisciplinary project between two laboratories (led by Dr. Julien Ochala and Prof. Simon Hughes) where the successful candidate will receive a unique training combining molecular biology, zebrafish genetics, cell physiology and biophysics. The preferred start date is October 2017 and the duration is 4 years.

 

Funding 

The PhD studentship is sponsored by the Muscular Dystrophy UK (www.musculardystrophyuk.org). It will last 4 years, will cover the full university fees at UK/EU level and will provide a stipend at the current Research Council rate. 

 

Eligibility 

The studentship is only available to UK/EU nationals. To apply, you must have a first or upper second class degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or Genetics. You should be interested in Muscle Biology. You should possess excellent written and oral communication skills. You should be highly motivated and able to work as part of a team.

 

Applications 

All applicants must complete and submit by email to the first supervisor (Dr. Julien Ochala) the following documentation in PDF format: CV, statement (giving details of the reasons for applying), and names, contact details of 2 referees. 

Please note that as part of selection, short-listed candidates will be invited for interview ASAP, and candidates should explicitly indicate if there are dates they cannot be available.

 

Application Closing Date 

Open until suitable candidate is found.

 

Enquiries 

For further information: Informal enquiries and requests for further information may be directed to Dr. Julien Ochala julien.ochala@kcl.ac.uk

Position Summary:

The Mokalled laboratory is seeking applicants for a Research Technician II position at Washington University School of Medicine.  Our lab uses the zebrafish model system to study neural regeneration after spinal cord injury or disease.  We welcome ambitious applicants with enthusiasm for neuroscience, regenerative biology, and zebrafish research. Training will be provided. This position offers opportunities for co-authorships on published manuscripts.

Duties:

Assists with research studies, experiments and assays including collection of data, preparation of solutions and set-up and maintenance of equipment.  Main experimental duties include molecular biology, zebrafish husbandry and microinjection.

Performs data entry and maintains data files on research.

Complies with established safety procedures and maintains required documentation on laboratory and specimen conditions.

Ensures lab conditions and equipment are properly cleaned and maintained in accordance with established procedures.

Assists with general lab maintenance and cleaning. 

Required qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and up to 1 year of experience in lab setting or equivalent combination of education and experience equaling 4 years required.  Please send a cover letter, CV, and list of 3 or more references to mmokalled@wustl.edu.

A postdoctoral position is available in the lab of Prof Lena Ho in Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School situated in the heart of Singapore, on a campus where basic scientists and clinicians work closely together to advance the frontiers of medical biology.

 

About the Lab:

Current research in the Endogenous Peptides Lab is focused on the discovery and functionalization of novel peptides encoded by small open reading frames (sORFs) in the genome. This effort is aimed at finding small peptides that exert potent effects by as functioning as growth factors, hormones, morphogens etc and investigating their contribution to embryonic development and adult physiology.

 

Relevant publications :

Ho, L. et al. (2017) Science

Deshwar, AR et al. (2016) Elife

Ho, L. et al. (2015) Cell Stem Cell

Chng, S. et al. (2013) Dev Cell

 

Our Ethos:

We believe in making our vision our mission, and view science as a lifestyle and not a job. We seek individuals who are bold, creative, ambitious and who value integrity, excellence and a collegiate environment.

 

Required skills for the job :

  • Experience in zebrafish as a model organism for studying developmental processes or adult physiology, particularly related to the cardiovascular or muscular systems.
  • Genetic manipulation in zebrafish using Crisprs or Talens.
  • Molecular biology and phenotyping techniques related to zebrafish.

 

Prerequisites

-PhD in a related scientific area.

-Proven track record as measured by high impact publications.

-Highly motivated, and aptitude to manage complex fish colonies with excellent record keeping and best practices.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Lena Ho (lena@ho-lab.org) with a cover letter describing your research vision and interests, your CV, and contact information of your references.

 

https://jobs.nku.edu/postings/6076

 

Position Information

 

Working TitleAssistant Professor in Neurobiology
DepartmentBiological Sciences
Full Time or Part Time?Full Time
Position NumberTBD
Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University embraces inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.

Purpose of Position

The Department of Biological Sciences at Northern Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in neurobiology starting Fall 2018. We are especially interested in applicants with expertise in neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and/or the neural basis of behavior. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses, contribute to advising and mentoring, and run a research program involving undergraduate students.

The Department of Biological Sciences has 22 full-time faculty members and approximately 400 undergraduate students and will offer a B.S. in Neuroscience degree beginning in Fall 2017. In Fall 2018, NKU will open the Health Innovation Center – a new building dedicated to transdisciplinary biomedical and human health research. Through this facility, the new faculty member will have access to a state-of-the-art vivarium, two neuroscience teaching laboratories, and neuroscience research laboratories and spaces equipped for tissue culture, histology, confocal microscopy, behavioral testing, and neurochemistry.

The Department of Biological Sciences is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to these goals are encouraged to apply and asked to identify their strengths and experiences in these areas (e.g. recruitment and retention, teaching, research and/or service).

Located seven miles from downtown Cincinnati in an area offering an outstanding quality of life, NKU is a nationally recognized metropolitan university committed to active engagement with the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati region of nearly two million people. For more information on Northern Kentucky University and the Department of Biological Sciences, visit http://www.nku.edu and http://artscience.nku.edu/departments/biology.html.

Primary Responsibilities

Candidates should be strongly committed to teaching at the undergraduate level and should incorporate active-learning methods.

Preference will be given to candidates using evidence-based instructional practices and guidance from AAASVision and Change in their curricular development.

Primary teaching responsibilities will include lecture and laboratory courses in Neuroanatomy, Orientation to Neuroscience, and Anatomy & Physiology.

Additional teaching assignments will depend on the candidate’s expertise and departmental needs but may include courses in Introductory Biology, Neurosignaling, Advanced Writing in Biology, Cellular/Molecular Genetics, or those that the successful candidate is interested in developing.

The successful candidate is expected to grow a productive research program that involves undergraduate students and to pursue external funding.

Faculty members are also expected to engage in service activities at all levels of the university and to provide academic and professional advising to students.

Qualifications

Ph.D. in neurobiology, neuroscience or related field.

Any candidate offered this position is required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

Application review will begin September 18th.

Minimum EducationPh.D
Preferred EducationPh.D

 

Posting Detail Information

 

Requisition Number2017F263
Job Open Date07/28/2017
Job Close Date 
Open Until FilledYes
Quick Linkhttp://jobs.nku.edu/postings/6048

 

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. References
  5. Statement of Teaching Interest
  6. Statement of Research Goals
Optional Documents
  1. Other