Jobs

Assistant/Associate Professor

Employer

Wake Forest School of Medicine

Location

Winston-Salem , North Carolina , U.S.A.

Contact

Please submit electronically a letter of interest and curriculum vitae that includes a record of research experience and funding to:

Suzanne Craft, PhD
suzcraft@wakehealth.edu

Wake Forest School of Medicine is ranked nationally in the areas of aging, neuroscience, and public health sciences. We are located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, an area known for high quality of life and low cost of living.

Wake Forest School of Medicine is an affirmative-action and equal-opportunity employer with a strong commitment to achieving diversity among its faculty and staff.

Description

Wake Forest School of Medicine is seeking researchers for two tenure-track positions at the assistant or associate professor level whose research programs investigate the contribution of metabolic conditions such as insulin resistance to Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia pathogenesis. Ideal candidates will have expertise in one or more of the following areas: 1) molecular biology using animal models and cell culture systems; 2) histopathology and biochemical analysis of human and non-human primate brain tissue; 3) biochemistry and use of "omic" platforms for the purpose of biomarker development. Applicants should have a proven track record of consistent publications and independent funding in the area of brain/metabolism interactions.

Requirements

An M.D. or Ph.D. in one of the following disciplines: neurobiology or neuroscience with expertise in biochemistry, molecular biology, and neurodegenerative diseases. A history of successful extramural funding is also required. This position will be appointed at the level that is commensurate with the education and experience of the individual candidate.