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Endocrinology, Diabetes & Nutrition

Open Faculty Positions

Senior Scientist (Position 3-309-992/993) - The Department of Medicine’s Endocrinology, Diabetes & Nutrition Division at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is recruiting for full-time Associate/full Professor- basic/clinical/translational scientist-investigators with a focus on diabetes, obesity and nutrition.

Clinical care responsibilities are not required, however, can be incorporated for the right candidate, provided the candidate is BE/BC in Endocrinology and is eligible for an independent Maryland medical license.  Expected faculty rank for this position is Assistant Professor or higher, however, final rank, tenure status and salary will be commensurate with selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Successful candidates will be accomplished, federally funded investigators, with a strong record of publications and documented experience in teaching, mentoring and leadership.  Qualified candidates are expected to contribute to the research, teaching and/or clinical missions of the University, sustain an externally funded individual research program consistent with the Department and School of Medicine’s vision, assist in the recruitment of funded investigators, and enhance research opportunities for the division.  Ample time will be protected for research. 

Expected faculty rank is Associate Professor or higher, however, final rank, tenure status and salary will be dependent on selected candidate’s qualifications.  We offer competitive salary and benefits.  When applying, please submit a current CV, brief description of career plans and goals and four references. 

How To Apply

Qualified applicants should apply online at the following link:  https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=19000089&lang=en


Assistant Professor (Position 3-309-1010) - The Endocrinology, Diabetes & Nutrition Division at the University of Maryland School of Medicine  has an opening for an Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) position to work in the laboratory of Dr. Liqing Yu. 

An MD, PhD, or MD/PhD scientist is sought to study the role of lipid metabolism in the pathogenesis of common metabolic diseases associated with obesity, such as insulin resistance, fattty liver, and cardiovascular abnormalities.  Using genetically engineered mouse models, the Yu lab has shown that brown adipose tissue lipid droplet lipolysis critially regualtes white adipose tissue browning and adipose innervation.  The major goal of the study is to molecularly define how lipid droplet lipolisys regulates metabolic/bioenergetic fuel selection and signaling pathways in adipocytes as well as how adipose lipolysis communicates with other organs including the central nervous system to mainatin whole-body thermogenesis, energy balance, and metabolic health.  The successful candidate will help the PI advise trainees and will perform experiments involving biochemistry, molecular/cell biology, murine models of disease, metaboblic phenotyping and systems biology (transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, bioinformatics).  Prior experience in a least some of these methodolgies is requried.  Candidates should be highly motivated, be able to  work independently, have critical thinking abilities and good written and oral English communication skills. 

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in life science or M.D. and expertise in tehcniques of molecular and cell biology, molecular genetics and neuroendocrinology and/or pathophysiology.  

How To Apply

Qualified applicants should apply online at the following link:  https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=190000YP&lang=en  When applying, please submit a CV, a short statement of research interests, and the names and contact information for three refrenences.

 


Assistant Professor (Position 3-309-1011) - The Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition Division at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is seeking a clinician educator to expand our outpatient programs in diabetes and general endocrinology for the University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology, as well as to provide endocrinology/diabetes in-patient consultation service. 

Ideal candidates will possess outstanding clinical skills with a strong commitment to patient care and teaching.  Successful applicants will be expected to share in the teaching duties of the Division and to participate in existing clinical/translational science programs.  This position requires a medical degree from a recognized accredited domestic university (or foreign equivalent), BE/BC in Endocrinology, and all candidates must be eligible for an unrestricted license in the State of Maryland.  

How To Apply

Qualified applicants should apply online at the following link:  https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=1900011S&lang=en  When applying, please submit a current CV, brief description of career plans and goals, and the names and contact information for four refrenences.


Assistant Professor (Position 3-309-1013) - The Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition Division at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Baltimore VA Medical Center is seeking an experienced clinician to expand our clinical endocrinology enterprise at the Baltimore VA Medical Center.  While clinical responsibilites are epected to be primarily at the VA, clinical service at one of our affiliated clinical sites will also be expeted.  f

Ideal candidates will possess outstanding clinical skills with a strong commitment and experience in patient care and teaching.  Opportunites for research are encouraged.  This position requires a medical degree from a recognized accredited domestic university (or foreign equivalent), board eligibility/certification in Endocrinology, and all candidates must be eligible for an unrestricted license in the State of Maryland.   Additionally, because this position will be funded, in part, by the VA Medical Center, all applicants must be US citizens.

How To Apply

Qualified applicants should apply online at the following link:  
https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=190001EC&lang=en When applying, please submit a current CV, brief description of career plans and goals, and the names and contact information of four refrenences.


Faculty rank, tenure status and salary for all postions will be commensurate with experience, however, we anticipate that all positions will be at the Assistant Professor level (or higher) unless specifically stated.  We offer competitive salaries, medical/dental benefits, disability plans, retirement plans, and more!   The Baltimore-Washington DC area is a highly desirable area to live in with good school systems and outstanding entertainment and recreational opportunities - all within driving distance.  

For additional questions after application, please email facultypostings@medicine.umaryland.edu

UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.