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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Biomedical Research

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Position type: Faculty Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Biological Sciences
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience
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General Summary of Position:

The University of Massachusetts Lowell Department of Biological Sciences invites applications to fill a full-time tenure-track faculty position of open rank (e.g., Assistant to Full Professor level), to start September 2020. We are especially interested in an individual who would enhance our research expertise in biomedical research (e.g., cancer biology, cell biology, molecular biology, developmental biology), and who would complement and leverage existing departmental and campus strengths. Additionally, candidates whose research will facilitate collaborations with faculty in the Biomedical Engineering and/or the Biomedical & Nutritional Sciences Department will be favored. Candidates utilizing new technologies (e.g. nanomedicine, biomaterials, robotics and tissue engineering) available at UMass Lowell are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program, and contribute to the department's teaching mission. Teaching responsibilities may include the development of undergraduate courses, in addition to upper-level / graduate courses.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is located in the heart of the life sciences supercluster of the northeast region of Massachusetts, which is home to more than 100 life science companies. Together with its proximity to the Boston/Cambridge biotechnology and biomedical hub, there are ample opportunities for scientific interaction, exchange, and collaboration.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • Earned doctorate and postdoctoral experience (required at the time of application)
  • The ability to work effectively with diverse student and faculty groups
  • Demonstrated teaching and mentoring ability at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels
  • Potential to establish a sustainable externally funded research program
  • Demonstrated publication record in scholarly journals
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close once an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

Please submit a CV, cover letter, statements of research interests and teaching philosophy. Names and email addresses of three references will also be required during the application process. The referees will be notified and should upload recommendation letters. Only recommendation letters that are uploaded to the system by the referee will be accepted. Emailed or hard-copy letters will not be accepted.

 

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