The Ocean State Research Institute at the Providence VA Medical Center is recruiting a Research Biologist. The Providence VA Medical Center is one of the affiliated teaching institutions of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. The successful candidate must qualify for a full-time medical faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Minimum requirements include: PhD or MD/PhD or MD in a discipline relevant to lung or cardiovascular pathobiology plus at least two years of post-doctoral research training and a commitment to scholarly participation in the research programs of the CardioPulmonary Vascular Biology Center for BioMedical Research Excellence (CPVB COBRE) based at Ocean State Research Institute at the Providence VA Medical Center. Experience in research on the pulmonary circulation and/or mitochondrial biology are highly desirable. Candidates for an Associate Professor position must have independent research support and a national reputation for research accomplishment.
The Providence VA Medical Center is an EEO/AA employer and encourages applications from minorities, and women. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.
The incumbent will be expected to establish, coordinate, and integrate research services provided by the Respiration Core of the CardioPulmonary Vascular Biology Center for BioMedical Research Excellence (CPVB COBRE). The Respiration Core will provide expert service in measurement of lung structure and function, oxygenation, and mitochondrial function. The Respiratory Function Core will offer consultation on experimental design, provide cutting edge technological approaches, generate and analyze data, and serve as a resource for CPVB COBRE investigators and Rhode Island investigators. Job duties will include overall management of the Core, including oversight of technical staff, interactions with investigators seeking services, management of the schedule for services, oversight of quality control, and establishment of new services, as needed. The incumbent will be expected to establish an independent research program, preferably focusing on CardioPulmonary vascular biology or a closely related field. It is expected that approximately 50% of the incumbent’s time will be devoted to core management, with at least 50% time devoted to the incumbent’s independent research program. Research and office space will be provided.