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Job ID: 185741

Assistant Research Professor
Auburn University

Date Posted May 16, 2022
Title Assistant Research Professor
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Scott - Ritchey Research
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Research Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Medicine - General

Job Description Summary
The Scott-Ritchey Research Center, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama invites applications for a non-tenure track faculty position as an Assistant Research Professor of Translational Medicine. The incumbent will (a) collaborate in ongoing, funded investigations to develop gene therapy for inherited or acquired disorders, and (b) develop an independent research program on molecular therapy of cancer and related diseases. Specifically, the incumbent will develop advanced therapeutics for ultimate translation into animal and human medicine. Additional expectations include generation of extramural funding through federal, industry, gift or other sources, and development of a strong record of peer-reviewed scientific publications in nationally recognized journals and conferences.

Minimum Qualifications
Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in an area of biomedical research and have performed relevant postdoctoral training leading to expertise in molecular therapeutics at the time employment begins. Documented ability to communicate scientific information to peer researchers in English is required. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills are required. Subsequent renewal of employment will depend upon satisfactory performance in the position and availability of funding.

Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer.

Desired Qualifications
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications should include (a) a current Curriculum Vitae, (b) letters of evaluation from three professionals familiar with the applicant’s qualifications, (c ) a cover letter indicating the applicant’s long-term career goals and specifically how he/she meets the minimum (and desired) qualifications for the current position. Applications are being accepted immediately and will continue until a candidate is selected. Salary is commensurate with experience.

The initial review date for applications is expected to be February 25, 2022.

The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the term of employment.

Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples

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