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Research Assistant Professor

Application Procedure:

For fullest consideration for the position, submit a curriculum vitae, statement of interest and completed application by Friday, April 19, 2019 online at: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=111964&job=research-assistant-professor-neurology-and-rehabilitation

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

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Job Duties

  • The Research Assistant Professor will be responsible for developing, managing, and implementing an independent research program in the PI lab.
  • Serves as co-PI for all lab activities. These responsibilities include supervising, training and mentoring undergraduate students, graduate students, and technicians; managing & maintaining the mouse colony; ordering and managing lab supplies; facilitating, supporting, and implementing experiments towards lab research goals; developing and standardizing lab protocols and techniques; data collection and analysis; developing & implementing experiments for future grant applications.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

PhD

Experience in developing and implementing experimental protocols to identify transcriptional and regulatory mechanisms disrupted in a disease mouse model for demyelinating peripheral neuropathy.

Knowledge in working a research program encompasses microarray analysis and bioinformatics, real time PCR analysis, primary neuronal and giial cell culture, cell-based assays, standard cell biology and molecular biology tools.

Institution Description

The Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking an outstanding researcher to join the department as a Research Assistant Professor. The Research Assistant Professor will provide leadership and oversight for the laboratories of two principal investigators in the Department of Neurology.

Benefits

Medical
Dental
Vision
Retirement and Investment Plans
Flexible Spending Account Program
Life and Disability Insurance
Tuition Waiver
Employee Assistance Work-Life Programs
Application Due Date: 2019-04-19
Job Start Date: 2019-06-03
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Chicago
State/Province/Region: IL
Institution: University of Illinois at Chicago
Reports To: Principal Investigators
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation

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