Research Assistant Professor in the Sbarro Health Research Organization (cancer and neurodegenerative diseases)

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The Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO; Department of Biology – College of Science and Technology) and Temple Alzheimer’s Center (Medical School), located at Temple University, seeks qualified applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track Research Assistant Professor position in the Department of Biology. The successful candidate also will hold joint appointments in SHRO and Temple Alzheimer’s Center.
The principal responsibility will be to develop and work on research projects at the crossroad of cancer and neurodegenerative diseases. A strong background in working with mice and rats and conducting live surgery on those animals is required.
Qualifications of competitive candidates would include a doctoral degree in the Life Sciences, and recent research experience with a track record of impactful publications. Experience in tutoring and training students from various academic levels and backgrounds in laboratory standards and techniques is also required. Applicants should submit to a single pdf attachment that contains (i) a cover letter that includes a personal statement of qualifications for the position, (ii) a curriculum vitae, including a description of research experiences and publications, and (iii) the names and the contact information of three references.
Review of applicant files will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to achieving a diverse community (AA, EOE, m/f/d/v).