A non-tenure track appointment as Research Assistant Professor is available in the Department of Biomedical Engineering in the laboratory of Dr. Muna Naash and Muayyad Al-Ubaidi at the University of Houston. Funds for a competitive salary are available for two years. Research Faculty are appointed annually with potential for reappointment upon successful review.
The successful candidate will join a rapidly growing department with strong interactions with faculty at the University of Houston and the Texas Medical Center with state-of-the-art translational and basic science research. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research program and to assume some teaching role in the Biomedical Engineering courses.
The University of Houston, a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), is among the top 25 colleges and universities granting undergraduate and graduate degrees to Hispanics and among the top 50 for enrolling Hispanic graduates and undergraduates. Additionally, the University ranks among the top 25 institutions for full-time, four-year undergraduate and graduate enrollment. The University of Houston is an ADVANCE institution, one of a select group of universities in receipt of NSF funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women in STEM.
The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Successful candidates will have completed a PhD (or equivalent) degree in Biomedical engineering, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, or Molecular Biology and have at least three years of productive postdoctoral research experience. Experiences with cell biology, molecular biology, protein chemistry, drug delivery, nanoparticle formulations methods or vision research are preferred.
Internal Number: FAC000412
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