Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor

first_imgBaylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:Baylor College of Medicine is recognized as one of the nation’spremier academic health science centers and is known for excellencein education, research, and healthcare and community service.Located in the Texas Medical Center, Baylor offers a highlyinteractive environment and a strong infrastructure forresearch.Diversity among Baylor’s students, trainees, faculty and staff is aprerequisite to accomplishing Baylor’s institutional mission, andto maintaining the highest standards in training for healthcareproviders and biomedical scientists, scientific innovation, andpatient-centered care. Baylor is committed to ensuring equalopportunity for all qualified persons without taking into accountrace, color, national origin, creed, sex, sexual orientation,ancestry, age, veteran status or disability unrelated to jobrequirements.SummaryThe Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology is focused onusing small molecules and biologics to understand and modifydisease-relevant cellular processes. The Department invitesapplications from outstanding scientists for a tenure trackposition at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank.The successful candidate will possess or develop an independent,funded research program in drug discovery, chemical biology,protein design and engineering or other areas broadly relevant topharmacology. The candidate will supervise graduate students andpostdoctoral fellows and contribute to the educational programs inthe Department and College.Candidates should have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and postdoctoralexperience as well as a strong record of researchaccomplishments.Applicants should upload a curriculum vitae, summary of researchaccomplishments, statement of research interests, and the names ofthree references as a single PDF.Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/AffirmativeAction/Equal Access Employer.5139CA; CHlast_img read more

Chinese linguist helping to save dying Tanzanian languages

first_imgWe have been looking at the lives of some Chinese people living and working in various African countries in our ‘Making it in Africa’ series.Today, lets introduce you to Shen Yuning, a scholar who’s helped to compile a Swahili-Mandarin dictionary.He is now helping a group of scholars to try save a remote tribal language in Tanzania. Only 5,000 people speak Kisegeju, but Shen hopes to change that. Dan Ashby joined him on his fieldwork in northern Tanzania. Chinese investors helping boost Lagos infrastructure Related Tanzanian universities roll out Chinese language courses Former poachers now helping to save endangered turtleslast_img read more