The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Division of Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is recruiting for a highly motivated research member with a focus on the development of novel therapeutics for ovarian, uterine, and cervical cancers to specialize in translational research in gynecologic malignancies. Candidates with existing research interests that complement the current departmental programs are preferred. This individual will work as part of a team with two Gynecologic Oncologists (Gautam G. Rao, MD & Dana M. Roque, MD) and trainees (residents and medical students) and will be expected to perform most research activities independently.
Candidates must have a Ph.D., successfully completed 2 post-doctoral fellowships and their skillset should include experimental design, biospecimen processing for clinical trials, data analysis, project management, and manuscript/grant preparation. The applicant should be competent in mammalian cell culture, creation of primary cell lines, basic bacteria techniques, PCR, qPCR, Western blotting, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, flow cytometry, epifluorescence/confocal microscopy, cellular proliferation assays, and migration/invasion assays. Knowledge of MATLAB and experience with mouse models is advantageous. Expected rank for this position will be Assistant Professor or higher, however, final rank and tenure status will be commensurate with selected candidate’s experience.
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The University of Maryland School of Medicine (abbreviated UM SOM or UMB SOM), located in Baltimore City, Maryland, U.S., is the medical school of the University of Maryland, Baltimore and is affiliated with the University of Maryland Medical Center and Medical System. Established in 1807 as the College of Medicine of Maryland, it is the first public and the fifth oldest medical school in the United States. It was also the first medical school to institute a residency training program. In addition to an MD degree, the UMB SOM offers PhD programs through the Graduate Program in Life Sciences. It also offers several joint degree programs: a Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) MD/PhD, a joint MD/DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery), the MD/MPH (Master of Public Health) program, and the PhD/DPT (Doctor of Physical Therapy). The University of Maryland School of Medicine was ranked 40th in U.S. News and World Report's 2016 rankings of "Best Medical Schools: Research" and 44th in "Best Medical Schools: Primary Care". The School has over 2,500 students, residents, and fellows, and nearly $450 million in extramural funding, with more than half of its academic departments ranked in the to...p 20 among all public medical schools in the nation in research funding. As one of the seven professional schools that make up the University of Maryland, Baltimore campus, the School of Medicine has nearly 7,000 total employees.