Last Updated: October 28, 2014 at 1:00 pm
CISAB Lab Director
The Center for Integrative Study of Animal Behavior (CISAB) is seeking a Research Associate to serve as the director of a common research laboratory housed in the Department of Biology that serves animal behaviorists studying the genetic and neuroendocrine basis of behavior. The successful candidate will be expected to perform a range of molecular, genetic and endocrine techniques (e.g., PCR, genotyping, sequencing, steroid and protein hormone assays, western blots, microsatellite analysis with GeneMapper software), train students in these procedures, and supervise the general operations of the laboratory (safety, supplies, personnel, regulatory compliance).
A Master's degree or equivalent required, prior experience in at least some of the needed techniques is expected.
The successful candidate must be able to work with a diverse group of people; a three-year commitment is expected. A competitive salary plus benefits provided. December 1, 2014 start date possible.
To apply, submit a letter of application & CV that lists the names and contact information for three references to https://Indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/1225 or Attn: Dee Verostko, 1001 E. Third Street, Bloomington, IN 47405-3700. Applications will be considered until the position is filled, but for best consideration, apply by November 15, 2014.
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.
Tenure-track Positions in Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon University is pleased to announce seven new tenure-track faculty openings in connection with the newly-announced BrainHUB initiative. BrainHUB will grow our interdisciplinary community of scholars focusing on computational, cognitive and biological neuroscience. We seek broad applicant pools, and candidates are encouraged to apply for any or all of these positions.
For more information about these positions and the BrainHub initiative, visit: http://www.cmu.edu/research/brain/
Assistant Professor in Integrative Ecoimmunology
The Department of Biological Sciences at The University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure- track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Integrative Ecoimmunology. We seek applicants whose research focuses on mechanisms driving changes in host physiology and behavior in response to parasites or pathogens under ecologically relevant contexts. Applicants should use broadly integrative approaches including, but not limited to, molecular, cellular, and physiological methods to characterize host immune responses, hormonal modulation of immune responses, disease susceptibility in a social context, parasite/pathogen manipulation of host behavior and physiology, and life history evolution. Candidates that utilize field-based approaches and/or laboratory-based investigations using model or non-model systems are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to establish an extramurally funded and internationally recognized research program in Ecoimmunology. Teaching responsibilities will include basic undergraduate courses in biology, immunology, and graduate courses in the successful candidate's area of expertise.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in the Biological Sciences or related field, postdoctoral (or equivalent job) experience, demonstrated excellence in research, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and the training of undergraduate and graduate students. Queries regarding additional details should be addressed to the chair of the search committee: Dr. Ryan L. Earley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply, go to https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/36161, complete the online application (Job #0809244), and upload: (1) an application letter with a list of three to five references (including contact information); (2) CV; (3) statement of research interests and goals; and (4) statement of teaching interests and philosophy. Letters of reference will be requested by the search committee as appropriate. Consideration of applications will begin 1 December 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Prior to hiring, the final candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment background investigation. The anticipated start date is August 16, 2015. Additional information about the Department of Biological Sciences and this available position can be found on our website at http://bsc.ua.edu. Applications from women and members of traditionally under- represented groups in Biology are especially encouraged.
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