Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Postdoctoral positions available at UC San Diego

Two positions are immediately available in a NIH-funded collaboration at UCSD that includes Rick Firtel, Bill Loomis and Wouter-Jan Rappel. We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated candidates who are interested in performing quantitative experiments that probe the chemotactic response of Dictyostelium and other model systems. Interested and qualified individuals should submit their CV to Wouter-Jan Rappel, Rappel lab.

(posted July 23, 2015)

Assistant Professor position, Department of Molecular & Biomedical Sciences at the University of Maine

The Department of Molecular & Biomedical Sciences at the University of Maine invites applications for a tenure-track, academic year, Assistant Professor level position with a scientist conducting biomedical research in the areas of biochemistry and/or molecular biology. Biochemists and molecular biologists conducting research in biomedical toxicology or immunology will also be considered. Special emphasis will be given to candidates examining relevant biomedical topics at the molecular level and to candidates that are a good fit with existing departmental faculty and research at the University of Maine. This academic year position will be available January 1, 2016.

The successful candidate will establish a research program, must have a strong commitment to teaching by contributing to our core undergraduate curriculum and a graduate offering in her/his specialty area, as well as provide research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, and engage in student advising.

A Ph.D. in a relevant field and postdoctoral research experience are required.

The Department houses a state-of-the-art zebrafish facility. For more information on the Department of Molecular and Biomedical Sciences please consult our website at Molecular and Biomedical Sciences, University of Maine

Located on the northern border of beautiful Downeast Maine, the University of Maine, Orono, is the flagship campus of the University of Maine System and is the principal graduate institution in the state. It is the state's land grant and sea grant university, enrolling 12,000 students. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools in neighborhoods where children can walk to school, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live. The University of Maine is just 60 miles from Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park and there is access to a wealth of outdoor activities throughout the state. As an NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.

Appropriate background checks are required.

All UMS employees are required to comply with applicable policies and procedures, as well as to complete applicable workplace related screenings, and required employee trainings, such as Information Security, Safety Training, Workplace Violence and Sexual Harassment.

Materials must be submitted via “Apply For Position.” You will need to create a profile and application; upload a cover letter, a resume/curriculum vitae which fully describes your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications to include research prospectus and teaching philosphphy, and provide contact information for three professional references. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Review of applications will begin June 1, 2015 and the position will remain open until filled.

The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Robert Gundersen

Chair & Associate Professor
Molecular & Biomedical Sciences
5735 Hitchner Hall
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5735
(207) 581-2802

(posted May 28, 2015)

Postdoctoral position available in the Charest Lab, University of Arizona

A funded postdoctoral position is available in the Charest Lab at the University of Arizona to study the role and regulation of TORC2 in directed cell migration. For more information and to apply, please see job number 58147 on the UA Human Resources website and visit the Charest Lab website.

Pascale G Charest, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Arizona
1041 E. Lowell Street
Bio Sciences West, Room 345
Tucson, AZ 85721-0088
Tel Office: 520-626-2916
Tel Lab: 520-621-9926
Website: Charest Lab

(posted April 28, 2015)

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