Toxicogenomics position, U. of Alaska-Fairbanks

Chuck Miller rellim at tulane.edu
Mon Aug 5 17:21:00 EST 2002

University of Alaska Fairbanks

The University of Alaska Fairbanks invites applications for a senior-level
tenure-track faculty position in toxicogenomics at the full or associate
professor level. 

The successful applicant for this position will be expected to provide
research leadership for a statewide research program in toxicogenomics,
which is initially funded through a BRIN (Biomedical Research Infrastructure
Network) (http://www.alaska.edu/brin/) grant from the National Center for
Research Resources (of the National Institutes of Health). We seek
applicants in all areas of molecular toxicology but are particularly
interested in individuals who use a proteomics approach and have an interest
in toxicology of subsistence species. We offer a competitive start-up
package to initiate this new research program. Applicants must have a funded
R01 or equivalent research grant.

This position is a joint appointment between the Institute of Arctic Biology
(IAB) and the Department of Biology and Wildlife (B&W)
(http://mercury.bio.uaf.edu/). Tenure resides within the department, which
is part of the College of Science, Engineering and Mathematics. Tenure-track
faculty are expected to teach and advise graduate and undergraduate
students, most faculty teach two formal courses each academic year. IAB
emphasizes research on life sciences at high latitudes including ecosystems,
wildlife, biology, physiological and biomedical sciences, and cellular and
molecular biology. IAB and B&W currently have 30 faculty and 20 resident
Research Associates.

To apply, send a UA applicant form, letter of application, curriculum vitae,
statements of research plans; and teaching philosophy; and arrange for at
least three supporting letters to be submitted to: Gerry Plumley c/o UA
Human Resources, P.O. Box 757860, Fairbanks, AK 99775-7860; Fax:
907-474-5859; email: fyjobs at uaf.edu. Review of applications will begin 15
September 2002 and continue until the position is filled.

A signed UA applicant form must be submitted before any candidate can be
considered (Please reference REQ# FF247900-01 and PCN 247900). The form can
be downloaded at (http://www.alaska.edu/hr/forms/hr_employmentforms.xml).
Specific inquiries concerning the position should be emailed to Gerry
Plumley at (fffgp at uaf.edu).

Persons hired by UA must comply with the provisions of the Immigration Act
of 1990 and are expected to possess a valid social security number. Your
application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to
public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act. Women and minorities
are encouraged to apply. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to
participate in the application and screening process should contact the
Assistant Director at 474-6259. 


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