Adjunct Assistant Professor, Ahmanson Translational Theranostics Division, Peptide Focused University of California, Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF05000 Recruitment Period Open date: September 20th, 2019 Next review date: Friday, Nov 8, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date: Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Ahmanson Translational Theranostics Division (ATTD), Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, is recruiting a non-tenure track, full-time Adjunct faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to serve as preclinical theranostics scientist with a peptide focus.
Candidates are expected to have extensive experience in peptide-based ligand application, pharmakokinetics, pharmacological evaluation of new theranostic molecule candidate, peptide, analytical and organic chemistry and oncology, and to have mastered the full range of in vitro biology assays including standard molecular biological and protein biochemical methods, immunohistochemistry, tissue culture, and functional, phenotypic assays.
The ATTD has created a successful translational theranostics program, ranging from biology, chemistry/radiochemistry, and preclinical imaging to clinical research and clinical service.
To meet the Division's growing needs, this position will be responsible for the management of in vitro and in-vivo preclinical theranostic imaging and therapy projects; optimization of relevant murine models and therapy models; mechanistic in vitro studies; managing research technicians and student researchers.
The selected faculty will interact with regulatory experts in the Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology; lab safety management; and grant submissions to intra-and extramural agencies.
Approval - overseeing all aspects of nonclinical development and interactions with DLAM
Integrating preclinical theranostics research from cells to murine models
Teaching and training - provide lectures to graduate and undergraduate students
Candidates must have a PhD in Pharmacology or Biology and documented experience in peptides and organic chemistry, and experience involving theranostics; in vitro studies involving standard molecular biological and protein biochemical methods, immunohistochemistry, tissue culture, diverse phenotypic and mechanistic assays. Candidate must also document the ability to evaluate proposed investigational projects, in vitro and in-vivo.
The successful candidate must have at least two publications as a lead author and a track record of securing funding.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter summarizing professional experience, a curriculum vitae, and arrange for a minimum of three letters of reference to be submitted to UC Recruit.
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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.