Open Rank Faculty Position, Center for Proteomics and Bioinformatics - Department of Nutrition
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH, USA
The Center for Proteomics and Bioinformatics in the Department of Nutrition at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine invites applications for a 12 month tenured or tenure track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level with expertise in genomics, proteomics, structural biology or nutritional biochemistry. The successful candidate will establish and maintain a vigorous, innovative, collaborative and extramurally-funded research program. We encourage applications from candidates who integrate emerging and traditional research techniques to answer difficult questions pertaining to human health and disease. We are particularly interested in candidates who are at the forefront of developing new ‘-omic’ tools to address translational questions on topics including, but not limited to, the combination of cancer metabolism and metabolomics, the gut microbiome, or the intersection between genetics and nutrition, as well as computational and modeling approaches to derive meaning from ‘big data’ experiments. In addition to establishing a research program, the candidate will be expected to contribute to the education efforts of the department providing teaching mentoring, and service.
In addition to dedicated laboratory space, access to exceptional core facilities, and a generous start-up package, we offer a highly interactive environment with exceptional intellectual, infrastructural and administrative support. The candidate will be an active participant in the research expansion of the Center for Proteomics and Bioinformatics and the Department of Nutrition. The successful candidate will receive a primary appointment in the Department of Nutrition and a secondary appointment in the Center for Proteomics and Bioinformatics and can pursue secondary appointments in the collaborating departments, dependent on the candidate’s research focus. Candidates should have an MD or PhD or equivalent degree in addition to relevant post-doctoral experience. Candidates at the Assistant Professor level should demonstrate promise for research and teaching excellence; Associate Professor candidates should have established a significant professional reputation; candidates for Professor should be internationally recognized for leadership and scholarship in their discipline. Rank will be determined based on overall candidate qualifications with a competitive salary commensurate with experience. The successful candidate will have the access to doctoral students through the Biomedical Scientist and Medical Scientist Training Programs. In addition, the Department of Nutrition houses the Systems Biology and Bioinformatics program, which trains both MS and PhD students to combine experimental and computational/mathematical disciplines to understand complex biological systems as well as the MS and PhD in Nutrition programs, and would provide well-trained graduate students who can further your research program.
Case Western Reserve University is a preeminent research university (U.S. News and World Report ranked 42 amongst U.S universities) located in Cleveland, Ohio. The CWRU School of Medicine is ranked 24th of all research-oriented medical schools in the US with over $330M in annual NIH research funding. Faculty are encouraged to collaborate broadly with colleagues at CWRU and elsewhere, and entrepreneurship and innovation are encouraged.
Interested candidates should apply by sending a CV, a cover letter, a statement of research plans and the names of 3 references to: Cheryl Thompson, PhD, Associate Professor and Chair of Search Committee, Department of Nutrition, CWRU, 10900 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106-4988 at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on 6/1/19 and will continue until the position is filled.
The anticipated starting date will be September 1, 2019 or a mutually agreed upon date.
In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Nutrition and Diet
Case Western Reserve University is the largest private research university in Ohio, with broadly based strengths in:
medicine, nursing, and dentistry;
humanities and social sciences;
mathematics and natural sciences;
CWRU is committed to achieving excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship.
CWRU was established in 1967 by the federation of Western Reserve University and Case Institute of Technology, which trace their origins to 1826 and 1880, respectively.
The University's 128-acre campus is the heart of Cleveland's University Circle -- the region's cultural hub, home of more than 50 cultural, medical, educational, religious, and social service institutions. University students and faculty participate in joint programs of teaching and research with several of their University Circle neighbors, including the Cleveland Institute of Art, University Hospitals of Cleveland, the Cleveland Clinic, the Cleveland Institute of Music, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Cleveland Play House, and the Cleveland Orchestra.
The academic programs of Case Western Reserve University are administered through its schools and colleges: -- the College of Arts and Sciences, Case School of Engineering , Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, School of Dentistry, School of Graduate Studies, School of Law, Weatherhead School of Management, School of Medicine, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.
CWRU ranks 12th among the nation's private research universities in federal awards to support research and development. It received more than $200 million in 1998-99 from government, industry, and private sources for research and sponsored projects. These funds support approximately 2,000 research and training projects.
University faculty work through one of the nearly 100 designated research centers and laboratories, many of which are interdisciplinary in nature, in addition to traditional departmental facilities.
Research strengths of the University include biomedicine (including cancer, neurobiology, pulmonary functions, genetics, biomedical engineering); materials (ceramics and composites, polymers, diamond, designed surfaces); sensors (industrial and medical); and interdisciplinary studies (aging, management of non-profit organizations, international health, intelligent systems, regional economics, technology management, and urban poverty).
CWRU enrolls 9,600 students -- about a third in undergraduate programs, and the balance in graduate and professional programs. Approximately two-thirds of all students attend full-time. Students come to CWRU from 50 states, the District of Columbia, and nearly 100 countries. About 70 percent of freshmen are in the top 10 percent of their high school graduating classes; nearly 90 percent are in the top 20 percent.