Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Fellowship, Biomedical Sciences, Midwestern University

Kate Stuart
January 22, 2014

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The Biomedical Sciences Program at Midwestern University in Glendale Arizona is seeking applicants for a Research & Teaching Postdoctoral Fellowship.  Midwestern University is a teaching-intensive institution dedicated to training health-care professionals.The Biomedical Sciences Program offers a didactic, one-year Master of Arts in Biomedical Sciences degree and a research-based, two-year Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences degree.  The successful applicant will be expected to: 
1) develop expertise within the areas of epithelial wound healing, EMT, mechanical signal transduction, fish keratocyte motility, calcium signaling, or cancer cell biology
2) contribute to teaching the program’s curriculum, and 
3) submit applications for external funding.   

Exact teaching and research assignments are dependent on the qualifications and interests of the applicant and are designed to prepare the fellow to be successful in obtaining an independent faculty position.  The successful candidate must have a PhD in a biomedical science discipline with some postdoctoral experience preferred.  Additional selection criteria include evidence of ability to conduct independent research, strong organizational and communication skills, self-motivation, and a desire to participate in teaching and mentoring masters students.  This is a hard-money, benefits-eligible position with salary dependent on qualifications. The initial appointment is for 3 years with an option for renewal contingent on satisfactory progress.  

To apply, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information of three references  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.