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Research Assistant Professor

Posted by: University of Missouri - Kansas City

Posted date: Nov-21-2019

Location: Kansas City, MO

Job advertisement

The Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Medicine, seeks outstanding candidates for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position. The successful candidate will conduct research in the field of neuroprotection / neural regeneration with other investigators in the UMKC Vision Research Center who are developing a comprehensive research program in mechanisms of pathogenesis of eye diseases, and strategies for therapeutic intervention with a strong focus on degenerative diseases affecting the back of the eye and the retina.

While research experience in the Vision and Eye Research field is a plus, qualified candidates from related fields such as neuroscience and pharmacology that consider working in Vision Research are encouraged to apply. Scientists having experience with models of neural degeneration will be given preference.

Minimum Qualifications
Doctoral degree and postdoctoral training in a relevant academic discipline

Application instructions: To be considered, you must complete the application which contains two (2) sections: 1. Name and Contact Information 2. Combine all application materials (a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of at least three references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.
You must upload and attach an official copy of your transcripts with your highest degree earned for credential verification. Your appointment will be contingent upon verification of your degrees.
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Job Title Research Assistant Professor
Post Details
Email koulenp(at)umkc.edu
Employer's Website http://
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Neuroscience
Job Classification Job Classification -> Assistant Professor
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Kansas City, MO
Key Words faculty, neuroprotection, neural regeneration
Start Date as soon as possible
Deadline Jun-30-2020