Minimum Qualifications: PhD degree and postdoctoral experience in Biochemistry, Structural, Molecular Biology, or related field. Current research funding preferred.
Job Standard / Operational Needs: Research: Carry out high-quality original research and maintain a good publication record in peer-reviewed journals. Endeavor on a continuing basis to fund that research by generating support from extramural granting agencies. Establish a reputation as a successful independent investigator. Teaching: Offer clear and effective instruction in biochemistry, molecular biology, and other areas within your expertise to students in the Colleges of Medicine and Graduate Studies. Help in the evaluation of graduate and medical students. Mentoring: Offer research training to such medical, graduate, and postdoctoral students as you are able to recruit, support financially, and accommodate in your assigned space. Consultation: Offer consultation and the opportunity for collaboration in problems related to your area of expertise to colleagues at the Medical Center, in so far as those activities do not interfere with the performance of the duties listed above. Service: Participate in governance and curriculum development by serving on departmental and institutional committees as appointed and elected. Endeavor to act in a congenial and collegial manner towards other members of the University community.
About State University of New York Upstate Medical University
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees. Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care. Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by i...ts four colleges?Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region. As a biomedical research enterprise, Upstate focuses on the most prevalent human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, nervous system disorders, vision, and infectious diseases. The quest for treatments and cures is built upon expertise in structural, molecular and systems biology. Upstate also offers many clinical trials for patients. The Upstate University Health System serves 1.8 million people, often the most seriously ill and injured, and includes Upstate University Hospital; Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus; Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and numerous satellite sites.