Assistant Professor - Medicine, Knoxville - 21000000HA

  • The University of Tennessee Medical Center at Knoxville
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Apr 02, 2021
Full time Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description



The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Amyloidosis and Cancer Theranostics Program is seeking applicants for a full-time, non-tenure, Assistant Professor position.

Duties for this position includes supervision of undergraduate, graduate, and resident researchers as needed. Research activities, as appropriate include research into amyloid related therapeutics and diagnostics, including:

  • production of protein-based amyloid binding agents using cell-based systems;
  • radiolabeling proteins and their evaluation;
  • maintain radiation license as needed;
  • binding assays;
  • development and characterization of immunoglobulin Fc-fusion constructs and bioactive peptides;
  • phagocytosis assays;
  • animal-based studies;
  • molecular biology techniques and protein design;
  • other assays as they are developed and needed;
  • literature searches;
  • preparation of manuscripts and grants;
  • support ongoing efforts of the program in all collaboration with other members of the group;
  • develop directions as appropriate.


Ph.D. required

Departmental Preferences

  • minimum 3 years of research experience in a laboratory setting
  • immunological techniques, cell culture, animal research skills
  • proficiency in academic writing and presentation of scientific data
  • Multidisciplinary laboratory research experience

Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.

UT is ideally located in beautiful East Tennessee, at the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, affording metropolitan conveniences coupled with rural charm.

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