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Tulane University School of Medicine 


The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is seeking applicants for two positions, the tenure-track Assistant Professor and the Adrouny Endowed Professor as part of a vigorous expansion of the department.  The Tulane University School of Medicine (http://tulane.edu/som/) offers a highly collaborative scientific environment with many multidisciplinary centers and state-of-the-art core facilities including transgenic, in vivo and in vitro imaging, genomic, and proteomic facilities.  Applicants should be established and successful investigators with research interests that complement or strengthen existing research activities in the department (http://tulane.edu/som/departments/biochemistry/).  Candidates who bring novel approaches and expertise in cancer signaling and metabolism, microRNA, epigenetics, cancer stem cells, medicinal chemistry, tumor immunology, and genetic/disease model systems are especially encouraged to apply. Successful applicants are expected to maintain a strong and independent extramurally funded research program, and to participate in graduate and medical student teaching.  The applicants will be provided with a highly competitive salary, significant start-up funds, and excellent laboratory space. Applicants for the tenure-track position must have a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree with several years of postdoctoral experience, and applicants for the endowed position must already have an independent, extramurally funded research program with clear evidence of long-term research excellence.  The search committee will begin consideration of applications in September 2013 and continue until April 2014. The positions are expected to be filled by the fall of 2014.  Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, a brief summary of past accomplishments, future research plans, and the names and email addresses of three references to: biochem@tulane.edu or by mail to:   

The Faculty Search Committee 
c/o Gilbert Estrada 
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, #8543 
Tulane University School of Medicine 
1430 Tulane Avenue 

New Orleans, LA 70112   

Tulane University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities, women, and other qualified persons.  

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5000 website@tulane.edu