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Date Posted: 06-APR-2017
PIN Number: #23157
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY
Description: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Ophthalmology at the Hamilton Eye Institute in Memphis, TN, is seeking a full-time, non-tenure track faculty member at the level of Assistant Professor. Faculty rank is commensurate with experience and credentials. Exceptional candidates with expertise in the fields of formulation engineering, pharmacokinetics/bio- distribution studies, and systems biology analyses of large datasets or other related areas of demonstrated excellence in translational concepts will also be considered. Candidates should have demonstrated potential for establishing a vigorous, independent research program (prior extramural funding desired). Research strengths of current UTHSC vision researchers include genetics/genomics, stem cell biology, immunology, bioengineering, ocular trauma, neurodegeneration, age-related ocular disorders, vascular biology, glaucoma and diabetes. In addition to extensive shared resources available on campus, other research resources include access to substantial clinical material repositories, information technology collaborations with Oak Ridge National Laboratories, and a jointly sponsored UTHSC - St. Jude Children?s Research Hospital graduate program with opportunities to teach in graduate courses and sponsor graduate students.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree and have completed postdoctoral training. Applicants must also be a United States citizen or be green card eligible. Applicants must have a commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

Send curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and statement to Monique Dailey, Department of Ophthalmology- Hamilton Eye Institute.

930 Madison Ave., Suite #100
Memphis, Tennessee 38163

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

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