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Date Posted: 09-JAN-2018
PIN Number: #23354
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY
Description: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Neurology is recruiting for a fulltime, non-tenure assistant professor position to contribute to ongoing research in the Neurology department related to movement and neurodegenerative disorders, develop an independent research program focused on cellular mechanisms of neurodegeneration and aging, and pursue grant funding opportunities to support these efforts.

1. Cellular and molecular studies using mouse models
2. Prepare and submit ACUC protocols
3. Design and complete experimental protocols
4. Generate manuscripts for publication in leading scientific journals
5. Submit grant applications to support research activities
6. Participate in weekly movement disorders lab meetings
7. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications include a PhD degree in one of the Sciences; five (5) years? research experience with neurodegenerative disorders and publication tract record in Parkinson?s disease, Alzheimer?s disease, dystonia, and stroke. Must be proficient with cell culture techniques, mouse models, ELISA, Western blotting, and mouse genotyping. Must have computer experience to include proficiency with various software programs such as MS Word, Excel, and Photoshop; and the ability to communicate effectively with research colleagues, other faculty members, and staff. A valid Driver?s License required. THIS IS A GRANT FUNDED POSITION. TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED.

Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity. For consideration, please send a letter of interest with curriculum vitae to Monique Dailey (

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