The Department of Pediatrics has an opening for an Assistant Professor. We are particularly interested in candidates with Ph.D. degree expertise in areas of breast feeding/ breast milk research.
Qualifications : Successful candidates will have shown outstanding accomplishment and promise, and commitment to a career in research in human milk and lactation. Research and a PhD degree in research involving composition of breast milk and its impact on an aspect of infant growth and/or development is required for this position.
1-2 years of experience required after obtainment of highest degree
Special skills required: The position requires a depth of understanding and experience in methodologies assessing breast milk composition and their impact on infant development. Therefore knowledge and expertise in laboratory methods involving measurement of breast milk factors, such as ELISA, Luminex, flow cytometry and/or Western blots is required. Ability to teach and supervise students and staff in the laboratory and the breast milk program is also a requirement.
Minimum Education Requirements - list level of education and field(s) acceptable: PhD, MD, MD/PhD or equivalent How to apply :
Applicants should apply online and submit a current Curriculum Vitae, along with any other material that your division would like to review, ie., referee letters 3 or more, publications, reprints.
Review of application will begin immediately; for consideration, all materials should be submitted by date January 30th, 2018.
The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in high education. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
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