Assistant Professor of Biology
University of Miami
United States

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Job Description

 

This faculty position will focus on HSCs Metabolism, Cancer Metabolism, Aging HSCs. The position will collaborate with research teams to develop new technologies, enhance procedures, and stimulate innovation, particularly will collaborate in the research laboratory of Dr. Stephen Nimer. Dr. Nimer’s research lab focuses on identifying novel ways to target hematologic cancers and make them more susceptible to existing therapies.

The Assistant Professor will manage research projects, and will supervise research projects of interns, undergraduate or graduate students.  The Assistant Professor may lecture or conduct demonstrations and teach across UM schools. The Assistant Professor will partner and collaborate with other  faculty in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Bioloby, and perhaps other departments throughout the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, UM, to advance knowledge, training, and education.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Bioloby, the incumbent will conduct, collaborate and manage scientific research and investigations
  • Participates in the research and/or management of the daily operations of Dr. Nimer’s research laboratory
  • Participates and conduct regular lab meetings
  • Supervise, mentor and manage postdoctoral fellows as well as graduate students engaged in collaborative research projects
  • Explore and develop appropriate research collaborations both within the Department, the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and outside of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine departments and schools
  • Collect and analyze data
  • Write and submit scientific papers and abstracts, as well as submit grant proposals
  • Presents ongoing work and findings to colleagues and at academic/research conferences
  • Participates in the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Junior Development Program

 

 

Qualifications

Faculty members in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology will need to meet the following requirements:

 

Requirements (essential)

  • Ph.D.  Cell Biology, Biomedical Sciences or related field
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of scientific techniques
  • Some experience in running a lab, funded research projects, and/or supervising post-docs
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work with diverse constituency
  • Computer literacy
  • Completion of successful academic and research work that has resulted in authorship  and/or co-authorship of papers in peer reviewed journals while serving as a faculty, and/or as a scientist.
  • Demonstrates ability to develop collaborative research projects in a manner consistent with the mentor’s research plan and contribute towards the making of scientific advances in the field of work.
  • Demonstrates ability to teach in the laboratory setting and/or through presentations of papers and/or seminars.
  • Successful track of research projects/funds and contribution to grant applications that are collaborative in nature and/or demonstrated ability to write competitive grants independently.
  • Demonstrates desire to move towards scientific independence through submission of grant applications, development of independent research projects, or, collaborate with scientists other than the primary mentor with whom the scientist works.

 

 

 

 

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Job Status:

Full time

 

Employee Type:

Faculty


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