Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Open Faculty Positions
Transplant Pulmonologist (Position number 03-309-780)
The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine seek a transplant pulmonologist at the Associate Professor/Professor level to join a 3-person transplant pulmonologist team and direct the University of Maryland Baltimore pulmonary transplant program. The lung transplant program is centered at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The successful applicant will be BE/BC in pulmonary and critical care and have experience in transplant pulmonology as well as strong clinical, teaching and research skills.
Evening/Overnight Intensivist (Position number 03-309-888)
The Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division of the Department of Medicine and the Program in Trauma at the University of Maryland School of Medicine are seeking a full-time intensivist to join our expanding clinical programs. Duties will include staffing of our state-of-the-art MICU at the University of Maryland Medical Center during evening and overnight hours within the Department of Medicine, as well attending coverage for the Program in Trauma on the Critical Care Resuscitation and Lung Rescue Units. In addition, the position will participate in our critical care regionalization project.
Qualified candidates will be BC/BE in Critical Care Medicine, have demonstrated experience in critical care medicine, and a strong interest in teaching and research.
Junior Faculty Researcher (Position 3-309-894)
The Department of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is recruiting for a junior level faculty researcher who is a highly motivated scientist and interested in basic and translational research. The research focus of this position is on studies of pulmonary vascular signaling and endothelial cell biology with translational focus on biomedical problems such as acute lung injury, trauma, and sepsis.
The primary activity for this position is academic research in association with a faculty member or a research team. Qualified applicants must have a doctoral degree and at least three years of post-doctoral experience including, but not limited to, areas of cell physiology, live cell imaging, mechanotranaduction, and signal transduction in living cells and tissues. Alternative projects available for this position may involve translational studies in animal models of lung injury, trauma and sepsis, and require technical skills in animal surgery and analysis of injury parameters in vivo. This position provides an opportunity to lead a project independently and supervise trainees, and requires proper skills in manuscript writing and participation in grant preparation.
Required skills and experience: Preferred candidates should have extensive expertise in the area of signal transduction, characterization of protein-protein interactions in mammalian cells, cytoskeleton and cell adhesion regulation, and excellent manuscript writing skills. Experience in endothelial cell biology, transient transfections, functional cell-based assays (such as permeability, adhesion, migration, tube formation), immunofluorescence, protein biochemistry (such as immunoprecipitation, pull-down, fractionation, biotinylation assays) is essential. Experience in advanced imaging techniques, protein purification, flow cytometry, qRT-PCR, cloning, and viral transfections will be useful. The past experience with assisting in training of post-doctoral fellows is a plus.
We offer a generous compensation package and an environment supportive of professional development. Interested candidates should submit cover letter and CV c/o firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
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