The Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine in New Orleans is seeking a full-time academic faculty member at the rank of Assistant to Associate Professor on the tenure track.
The successful candidate is expected to work independently, as well as collaboratively, using existing shared departmental resources for routine molecular biology, cell microscopy, RNAscope, and a Linux cluster. The appointee will be expected to maintain an active, extramurally funded research program, engage in collaborative research efforts, and should have a strong record of research accomplishments.
Departmental research strengths include, but are not limited to, synaptic physiology, electrophysiology, and computational neuroscience. The Centers of Excellence in Neuroscience, Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Cancer, and Cardiovascular Biology provide additional collaborative opportunities.
Additional information about the department and faculty is available at the web site: http://www.medschool.lsuhsc.edu/cell_biology/
PhD, MD, or MD/PhD Postdoctoral experience and a publication record commensurate with experience level
Candidate must submit a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, summary of research plans and contact information for 3-4 professional references in a single file attachment.
Internal Number: 2118
About LSU Health Sciences Center
The Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy has a history of strong commitment to the various missions of the LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans– research, education and service. The department is actively involved in the teaching of many courses in the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Allied Health, Nursing and Graduate Studies.
The research programs of the department have greatly expanded over the past several years through the hiring of faculty who have expertise in the areas of cell and molecular biology, developmental biology, electrophysiology and neurobiology. Within the department are several core equipment research facilities which support investigators within the department and the rest of the LSUHSC. Some of the current research programs among others within the department are: studies of receptor, channel, and membrane properties of neurons; cellular and behavioral function of the visual system; brain development and plasticity; developmental biology; and computer imaging technology used to study human embryonic development.