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Associate Director, CVRI *Prospective Hire for FY18*

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Posting Details

Position Details

Posting Number ACAD084
Job Title Associate Director, CVRI *Prospective Hire for FY18*
Position Title Associate Director, CVRI
Position Type Faculty
Pay Rate Detail Commensurate upon experience
Department Cardiovascular Research Instit. (CVRI)
Position Summary

The Cardiovascular Research Institute and the Department of Pharmacology at the Morehouse School of Medicine are together seeking candidates for a joint faculty position. In addition to assuming the position of Associate Director of the Cardiovascular Research Institute, the preferred applicant will have interest and demonstrable success in developing a research program bridging metabolism and cardiovascular health and diseases. S/He will be expected to develop an innovative research program that complements the MSM’s multi-disciplinary research interests in sleep, circadian biology and cardio-metabolic disorders, and neuroscience. We seek candidates who use cutting edge techniques to discover mechanisms that control or are regulated by metabolism in physiology and pathophysiology. The incumbent will enjoy a generous start-up package, state of the art core facilities, and a strong collaborative research environment. Rank and compensation are dependent on qualifications and experience.
Candidates must have a PhD and/or MD, significant postdoctoral research experience, and high-impact publications in peer-reviewed international scientific journals. Preference will be given to candidates with a record of national funding and a strong interest in metabolic diseases.

Minimum Qualifications

The ideal candidate may be a biomedical, population, or physician scientist with the following:
• MD and/or PhD degree and the credentials to qualify for an Associate or Full Professor appointment in one or more departments at Morehouse School of Medicine.
• Independent and extramurally funded programs in cardio-metabolic diseases (i.e., hypertension, diabetes, obesity) in the context of vascular remodeling, regenerative medicine, clinical and/or population studies; with innovative approaches and expertise in more than one discipline.
• Expertise in securing a diverse pool of funding.
• Strong track record of publications in nationally and internationally recognized journals.
• Strong track record of mentoring students, post-doctoral fellow and faculty.
• Willingness to participate in institutional service, medical and graduate teaching.
• Strong evidence of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
• Commitment to achieving scientific and scholarly excellence in alignment with the institutional strategic plan for research.
• Ability to sustain the CVRI’s nationally competitive research programs.
• Ability to inspire and energize others with strong relationship building skills.
• Proven ability to mentor, engage, manage, motivate and unite faculty and staff around common goals and strategies, and to drive teamwork and results across disciplines.
• Promote an environment that welcomes feedback, discussion and new creative ideas that encourage innovation.
• Ability to engage others in decision making to build consensus and to make tough decisions when necessary.
• Proven business acumen with a track record of effective management.

Preferred Qualifications
Posting Date 11/22/2016
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

For additional information regarding the application process, please email: and include “Associate Director, CVRI” in the subject line of your correspondence. This position will remain open until filled.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Reference 1
  3. Letter of Reference 2
  4. Letter of Reference 3
  5. Professional License
  6. Other Document