University of New Mexico, School of Medicine - Faculty Position in Cell Biology & Physiology:
University of New Mexico, School of Medicine

University of New Mexico, School of Medicine
Albuquerque New Mexico
University of New Mexico, School of

Faculty Position in Cell
Biology & Physiology
The Department of Cell Biology and Physiology at the University
of New Mexico School of Medicine ()
is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor to build and sustain
an active research program in cancer biology with special emphasis
on cancer stem cell biology, tumor microenvironment, cancer cell
metabolism, or angiogenesis, and a strong interest in basic
biomedical research. Departmental research programs focus on cancer
genetics and signaling, cardiovascular and renal disease, and
neurodegeneration, and synergize with UNM Health Sciences Center
signature programs ().
Minimum Requirements:

Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent
Postdoctoral experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Independent research program, or strong potential for obtaining
R01 or equivalent funding, as evidenced by funding history, high
quality publications, and research plan
Potential for research interactions with department members in
the area of Cancer Biology
Potential for participating in institutional educational
A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and
student success, as well as working with broadly diverse

The successful candidate will benefit from the exceptional
opportunities for synergism and interactions with the UNM HSC
signature programs, members of the four basic science departments,
and the NIH NCI-designated UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center
Appointment will be in the Department of Cell Biology and
Physiology, at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful
applicant will develop a rigorous and independent research program
and participate in departmental activities including graduate and
medical school teaching.
A complete application must include a letter of interest
addressing each minimum and preferred qualification and relating
personal qualifications to the responsibilities of the position; CV
or resume, a 1-page summary of current and proposed research, a
statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and
the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references.
For best consideration, apply by
November 1, 2021
The position will remain open until

UNM is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator
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Please reference posting Number: Req17112
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