Assistant Professor vacancy for Cell Biologists at Univ of North Carolina C

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Assistant Professor vacancy for Cell Biologists at Univ of North Carolina C

UNC-Charlotte is a doctoral/research intensive university located in Charlotte, NC, a dynamic and expanding metropolitan region recognized as the second largest banking/financial center in the nation. Charlotte has two large health care systems and is located near the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC), a $1 billion biotech hub in Kannapolis, NC in partnership with the UNC system of research universities and Duke University (http://www.ncresearchcampus.net/).
 
UNC Charlotte is an AA/EOE employer. The university celebrates diversity and strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained.
 
Current Vacancy:
 
Post: Assistant Professor of Cell Biology : Charlotte, NC 28223
Employer: University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Website: http://www.uncc.edu
Location: Charlotte, NC 28223
Last Date To Apply: December 26, 2010
 
Job description
 
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking applications for a Cell Biologist to begin August 2011. The primary appointment for this tenure-track position will be in the Department of Biology.
 
Qualifications.
 
Eligible candidates must hold an earned doctorate with postdoctoral experience in the biological sciences or closely-related field with qualifications commensurate with appointment as an Assistant Professor and the potential for developing/maintaining an externally funded independent research program. A strong publication record demonstrating high-impact research is expected. All areas of cell biology research will be considered with an emphasis on those complementing our existing research programs.

Responsibilities.
 
This individual will be required to teach an undergraduate Cell Biology course and develop and teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in their area of expertise. Successful candidates will be expected to develop an independent, externally funded laboratory and mentor both undergraduate and graduate students. Additionally, a strong commitment to professional service will be expected. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Department of Biology strongly support the diversity among students and colleagues; therefore, we are actively seeking and encouraging the submission of applications from professionals who can help us attain this goal.
 
The successful applicant will be provided with a competitive package of start-up, salary and laboratory space. The department is housed in the Woodward Hall Science and Technology Building, a $33.2 million addition to the campus. Additional information can be obtained at: http://biology.uncc.edu/
 
How To Apply?
 
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae including pending, current and past funding, a statement of teaching, research accomplishments including future directions, implemented or proposed activities in support of diversity and the names of three references.  Review of applications will begin November 15, 2010 and continue until the position is filled. Please note: The successful applicant must undergo a criminal background check prior to job offer
 
Applications must be submitted online at http://jobs.uncc.edu.