University of Maryland Baltimore, Department of Neurosurgery

Position ID:University of Maryland Baltimore-Department of Neurosurgery-FRA [#20194]
Position Title: Faculty Research Associate
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Baltimore, Maryland 21201, United States
Subject Area: Neurosurgery
Appl Deadline: (posted 2021/10/21, listed until 2022/04/21)
Position Description:    

The Neurovascular Research Laboratory, Neurosurgery Department, University of Maryland School of Medicine, is seeking applicants for a Research Associate, an entry-level faculty position, to join a well-funded multidisciplinary team involved in cutting-edge translational research in pathological conditions involving ischemic, traumatic, and inflammatory insults to the brain and spinal cord.

The position requires a background in molecular biology and biochemistry, with training to include at least a PhD and preferably post-doctoral experience. The successful applicant should be proficient in molecular biology techniques such as co-immunoprecipitation, analysis of surface protein expression, cloning, promoter analysis, site-directed mutagenesis, electrophoretic mobility shift assay, heterologous expression, and development of stable over-expressing cell lines. The successful applicant will be involved in research projects involving transcriptional regulation of genes, post-translational regulation, protein-protein interactions, proteomics, and protein trafficking, in pathological conditions involving the brain and spinal cord. The successful applicant also will be involved in training and assisting medical students and residents. As a junior faculty member, the successful applicant will be expected to develop an independent research program that complements ongoing programs in the Neurovascular Research Laboratory, and to seek extramural funding to help support his/her program.

Qualifications This position requires a PhD degree from a recognized accredited domestic university (or foreign equivalent), a strong commitment to research, teaching, and the ability to work well in a team setting.

For immediate consideration, please provide a letter of interest, CV, a statement summarizing research interests and teaching experience, three PDF copies of your most significant publications, and the names and contact information of three references to: Jacob Balter, Business Operations Specialist, jbalter@som.umaryland.edu, or visit

UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.

The Department of Neurosurgery values diversity and how it enriches our academic and scientific community and strives toward cultivating an inclusive environment that supports all employees.


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