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Research Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh, Surgery Department, Surgery - Transplant

Job Title: Research Assistant Professor
Job Location: Pittsburgh , PA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Medicine, dentistry, pharmacy
Biology/biotechnology/life sciences
Application Closing Date: 02/15/2019
Date Posted: 2019-01-10
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Research Assistant Professor
University of Pittsburgh

The Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute (STI) at the University of Pittsburgh seeks a Research Assistant Professor to engage in human immunology and cell therapy research related to transplantation.

The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree and at least four years of post-doctoral experience in immunology and/or molecular biology and will be responsible for the development and application of emerging molecular techniques in clinical cell therapy trials. Experience in systems immunology and transcriptional or epigenetic analysis of immune cells is preferable.

The appointee will be expected to engage in active collaboration with both basic scientists and clinicians within the STI and the university at large. The position involves the continued development of new lines of research in the field of human immunology research. The faculty member will also work independently to further his/her own lines of research and support the expansion of laboratory objectives including grant writing, publication of research findings, oversight and mentoring of staff, fellows and students.

Job Requirements

Individuals applying for this position must have a PhD or MD/PhD in immunology or a related field and have a demonstrated record of success evidenced by publications in peer reviewed journals.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Competitive salary will be commensurate with relevant research experience. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by February 15, 2019.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application outlining their research interests and professional goals, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references to:

Fadi G. Lakkis, M.D.
Scientific Director
Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
University of Pittsburgh
E1548 BST
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Email: stiresearch@pitt.edu

The University of Pittsburgh is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled employer.

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Fadi G. Lakkis, M.D.
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