Job Description

Assistant Professor: Cell Fate Potential and Differentiation
- University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA

Description: We are seeking outstanding candidates with training and expertise in the area of cell potency and fate determination. This includes, but is not limited to the commitment, differentiation, and/or regeneration from stem cells, dedifferentiation, maintenance of pluripotence, interaction of stem cells and niches, or environmental influences on differentiation. Particularly welcome would be a research emphasis on basic questions regarding the regulation of pluripotent and differentiated states.

Qualifications: The successful candidate should have proven talents in the application of genetic and molecular approaches to cell biology. The applicant will be expected to develop an independent research program that complements existing University and departmental emphases in genetics, neuroscience and developmental/cellular biology.

Salary Details: The startup package includes a competitive salary, a generous budget, and an outstanding collegial environment.

Application Details: Send curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching philosophy, and three reference letters to:

Doug Harrison,
Cellular Differentiation Search Committee,
Dept. of Biology, University of Kentucky,
101 Morgan Bldg.,
KY 40506.

Or e-mail with either “Epigenetics Search” or “Stem Cell Search” in the subject line a cover letter, CV and supporting material to Ms Amberly Warnke at [email protected] .

For general questions about the program and its future goals, please contact Dr. Vincent M. Cassone, Chair, using the contact link below or visit the Biology Department website using the "More Information" link below.

Consideration of applications will begin October 20, 2008.

The University of Kentucky is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and is located in an increasingly diverse geographical region. It is committed to becoming one of the top public institutions in the country. Women, persons with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Contact: Dr. Vincent M. Cassone

More Information: Department of Biology

Closing Date: Check with institute

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