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Tulane University School of Medicine 


The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position 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 stale-of-the-art core facilities including transgenic, in vivo and in vitro imaging, genomic, and proteomic facilities. Applicants should be successful investigators with research interests that compliment 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 establish 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 position must have a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree with several years of postdoctoral experience. The search committee will begin consideration of applications in September 2014 and continue until April 2015. The positions are expected to be filled by the fall of 2015.

Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, a brief summary of past accomplishments, future research plans, and the names and email addresses of three references to: biochemistry@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. 






Part-time non-tenure-track Adjunct Research Associate Professor
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Tulane University School of Medicine


The laboratory of Dr. Hua Lu is seeking applicants for a part-time non-tenure-track Adjunct Research Associate Professor position to fulfill the synthetic and medicinal chemistry duty associated with his labs research projects.   To learn more about the exciting ongoing research taking place in this lab, please visit http://tulane.edu/som/departments/biochemistry/lu-lab/index.cfm.

Applicants for the position must have a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree.  Ten years of independent or semi-independent research experience in medicinal and synthetic chemistry and drug discovery are preferred.  Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, a brief summary of past accomplishments, and the names and email addresses of three references to: implant@tulane.edu or by mail to:  


Mr. Gilbert Estrada
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, #8543
Tulane University School of Medicine
1430 Tulane Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70112  


Tulane is an EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer.

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