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Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor Center for Neuroscience Department of Pharmacology & Physiology

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The Saint Louis University Henry and Amelia Nasrallah Center for Neuroscience is seeking a highly motivated investigator in pain research at the Assistant/Associate professor level within the tenure track. The faculty member will be appointed in the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology in the School of Medicine, a vibrant multidisciplinary, highly collaborative and dynamic department. Faculty members within the Department have expertise in several areas of pharmacology and physiology, with a particular emphasis in neuroscience and metabolism.

The Department offers access to excellent core facilities and opportunities to join collaborative centers including the Liver Center, the Institute for Drug and Biotherapeutic Innovation, and the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences, and internal funding mechanisms for project support. Members of our community have access to the nationally-acclaimed Cortex Innovation Community, to multiple local startup-supporting institutions and to the fast-growing, cutting-edge medical and biotechnology community which operates actively throughout the St. Louis region. While the position sits in the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, candidates involved in related discipline actively engaged in pain research, such as drug discovery, structural biology and chemical biology are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications and Responsibilities
Candidates should have a PhD or MD/PhD degree, a minimum of two years of postdoctoral studies, and a strong publication record. The ideal candidate will complement current areas of expertise of the existing Pharmacology and Physiology faculty in the area of pain research. Candidates for employment as Assistant Professor will be expected to develop an innovative, extramurally funded research program, participate in the educational mission of the Department, and engage in University service. Applicants for employment at the level of Associate Professor will be expected to have current external (NIH) funding.

Saint Louis University School of Medicine is a Catholic Jesuit Institution with a long tradition of
excellence in teaching, research and patient care. Established in 1836, the school was the first to award a medical degree west of the Mississippi River. Saint Louis University School of Medicine is a leading center of research in neurodegenerative disorders, pain, cancer, infectious disease, liver disease, aging, and heart/lung disease. The Department of Pharmacology and Physiology maintains a strong record of extramural funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including a T32 training grant.

Questions related to this position can be sent to Dr. Daniela Salvemini, William Beaumont
Professor and Chair and Director, Henry and Amelia Nasrallah Center for Neuroscience
(daniela.salvemini@health.slu.edu).

The University provides generous research startup funds and competitive salaries. Applicants must include: 1) a cover letter; 2) a resume/curriculum vitae 3) statement of current research and goals; 4) statement of teaching philosophy and 5) contact details for references from at least 3 colleagues. You can upload these items on the third page "My experience" of the application.

Professor (Tenure-Track), Department of Pharmacology & Physiology and Co-Director, Center for Neuroscience

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Saint Louis University and the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology in the School of Medicine is seeking a highly motivated investigator in pain research at the Professor level within the tenure track. The Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, a vibrant multidisciplinary, highly collaborative and dynamic department, is also the home base of the Henry and Amelia Nasrallah Center for Neuroscience. Faculty members within the Department have expertise in several areas of pharmacology and physiology, with a particular emphasis in neuroscience and metabolism. The Department offers access to excellent core facilities and opportunities to join collaborative centers including the Liver Center, the Institute for Drug and Biotherapeutic Innovation, and the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences, and internal funding mechanisms for project support. Members of our community have access to the nationally-acclaimed Cortex Innovation Community, to multiple local startup-supporting institutions and to the fast-growing, cutting-edge medical and biotechnology community which operates actively throughout the St. Louis region. While the position sits in the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, candidates involved in related discipline actively engaged in pain research, such as drug discovery, structural biology and chemical biology are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications
Candidates should have a PhD or MD/PhD degree. The ideal candidate will complement current areas of expertise of the existing Pharmacology and Physiology faculty in the area of pain and pain related research, should have an established national reputation in the field, robust research programs and current and longstanding history of independent funding.

Responsibilities
The successful candidate is expected to maintain a vigorous, independent, extramurally funded research program, actively teach neuroscience, pharmacology and/or physiology in graduate and medical student curricula and participate in the training of graduate and medical students. The candidate will play key strategic leadership roles and contribute to the growth and success of the Center for Neuroscience.

Saint Louis University School of Medicine is a Catholic Jesuit Institution with a long tradition of excellence in teaching, research and patient care. Established in 1836, the school was the first to award a medical degree west of the Mississippi River. Saint Louis University School of Medicine is a leading center of research in neurodegenerative disorders, pain, cancer, infectious disease, liver disease, aging, and heart/lung disease. The Department of Pharmacology and Physiology maintains a strong record of extramural funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including a T32 training grant.

The University provides generous research startup funds and competitive salaries. To apply, visit the Saint Louis University Human Resources website (http://jobs.slu.edu) and search for position 2021-02494. Applicants must include: 1) a cover letter; 2) a resume/curriculum vitae; 3) statement of current research and goals; 4) statement of teaching philosophy and 5) contact details for references from at least 3 colleagues.

Questions related to this position can be sent to Dr. Daniela Salvemini, William Beaumont Professor and Chair and Director, Henry and Amelia Nasrallah Center for Neuroscience (daniela.salvemini@health.slu.edu). 

Pharmacology/Physiology Tenure Track Assistant-Associate Professor

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Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care and service is seeking applicants for a tenure track faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology in the School of Medicine (https://www.slu.edu/medicine/medical-education/graduate-programs/pharmacology-physiology/index.php). Located in St. Louis, Missouri, Saint Louis University School of Medicine is a private, not-for-profit institute of higher learning. Founded in 1818, Saint Louis University is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious Catholic universities, and is recognized for world-class academics, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. Faculty members within the Department have expertise in several areas of pharmacology and physiology, with a particular emphasis in neuroscience and metabolism. The Department offers access to excellent core facilities and opportunities to join collaborative centers including the Henry and Amelia Nasrallah Center for Neuroscience, the Cardiovascular Center, the Liver Center, the Institute for Drug and Biotherapeutic Innovation, and the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences, and internal funding mechanisms for project support. 
 
The ideal candidate will complement current areas of expertise of the existing Pharmacology and Physiology faculty in the area of metabolism, broadly defined as the cellular or physiologic processes regulating energy consumption and utilization, and diseases associated with disruptions in these processes including but not limited to obesity and type 2 diabetes. Candidates with research programs focused on inflammation, metabolomics, muscle or adipocyte biology, or gastrointestinal physiology are encouraged to apply. While the position sits in the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, candidates involved in related discipline, such as drug discovery, structural biology and chemical biology are also encouraged to apply.

Candidates for employment as Assistant Professor will be expected to develop an innovative, extramurally funded research program, participate in the educational mission of the Department, and engage in University service. Applicants for employment at the level of Associate Professor will be expected to have current external (NIH) funding.
 
To apply, visit the Saint Louis University Human Resources website and search for position 2021-02546. Applicants must include: 1) a cover letter; 2) a resume/curriculum vitae; 3) statement of current research and goals; 4) statement of teaching philosophy and 5) contact details for references from at least 3 colleagues. Questions related to this position can be sent to Dr. Daniela Salvemini (daniela.salvemini@health.slu.edu). 
 
Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.

Assistant Research Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Physiology

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The laboratory of Dr. Salvemini in the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology at Saint Louis University, School of Medicine is looking for a highly motivated and independent Assistant Research Professor in a vibrant NIH-funded laboratory that performs cutting edge pain research. 

The laboratory integrates behavioral pharmacology, molecular genetics, biochemistry and drug discovery measures to understand pathways involved in the development of neuropathic pain. We are also interested in investigating the interactions between chronic neuropathic pain states and comorbidities, such as cognitive dysfunction, depression and anxiety. Our basic-science driven approach has led to the identification of several pathways and novel targets that are enabling the development of new pharmacological strategies for therapeutic intervention. Translating our discoveries to the clinic is a key mission of our work.

The Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, a vibrant multidisciplinary, highly collaborative and dynamic department, is also the home base of the Henry and Amelia Nasrallah Center for Neuroscience. Faculty members within the Department have expertise in several areas of pharmacology and physiology, with a particular emphasis in neuroscience and metabolism. The Department offers access to excellent core facilities and opportunities to join collaborative centers including the Liver Center, the Institute for Drug and Biotherapeutic Innovation, and the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences, and internal funding mechanisms for project support. Members of our community have access to the nationally-acclaimed Cortex Innovation Community, to multiple local startup-supporting institutions and to the fast-growing, cutting-edge medical and biotechnology community which operates actively throughout the St. Louis region.

Responsibilities 
Organizing, coordinating and maintaining animal colonies, daily activities within the in vivo behavioral labs and protocol submission Developing, organizing and executing in vivo models, surgical techniques, behavioral tests for use in studying pain research Organization, generation and maintenance of data collections and analyses for manuscripts and presentations Provide data in support of grants and manuscripts Assist in the development of research programs Writing and submitting manuscripts for publication in high impact journal Educating and assisting students, post-doctoral fellows and technicians with in vivo surgical and behavioral techniques Assisting the PI and participating in data presentations for meetings, talks and publications.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have a PhD in neuroscience, biology or related biomedical science field with at least 4 years post-doctoral training or equivalent experience directly involved in in vivo studies in rodent pain models. The candidate should have excellent communication skills and possess the ability to work both independently as well as with a multi-departmental collaborators and specialized core facilities.  Extensive knowledge in neuroscience and animal behavior and experience with rodent pain models are required. Surgical experience in small animals and additional experience in manuscript and grant writing are strongly preferred.

Saint Louis University School of Medicine is a Catholic Jesuit Institution with a long tradition of excellence in teaching, research and patient care. Established in 1836, the school was the first to award a medical degree west of the Mississippi River. Saint Louis University School of Medicine is a leading center of research in neurodegenerative disorders, pain, cancer, infectious disease, liver disease, aging, and heart/lung disease. The Department of Pharmacology and Physiology maintains a strong record of extramural funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including a T32 training grant.

Questions related to this position can be sent to Dr. Daniela Salvemini, William Beaumont Professor and Chair and Director, Henry and Amelia Nasrallah Center for Neuroscience (daniela.salvemini@health.slu.edu).

Applicants must include: 1) a cover letter; 2) a resume/curriculum vitae; and 3) contact details for references from at least 3 colleagues. You can upload these items on the third page "My experience" of the application.

Financial Coordinator

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Under general direction, coordinates department financial management; maintains and analyzes budgets; assists with human resource functions; tracks and assists with the coordination of major contract services and various accounts; reconciles accounts; prepares financial reports and requisitions; reviews department fee schedules. Maintains departmental budgets for designated and auxiliary accounts; forecasts revenue and expenditures; provides projections of expenditures; prepares ad hoc budget reports and financial reports; evaluates financial performance of the department or divisions; reviews report data and monitors expenses; processes budget reallocations and revisions.

Job Duties:

  • Maintains departmental budgets for designated accounts; monitors, analyzes and forecasts revenue and expenditures; designs, analyzes and prepares ad hoc budget reports and financial reports; develops and monitors business performance metrics; oversees annual physical inventory and inventory valuations; performs life-cycle cost-benefit analysis. 
  • Ensures accuracy and approves purchases and expenditures; prepares cash/revenue analysis; processes and/or approves requisitions and invoices; reconciles account for deposits/receipts; ensures University policies and procedures are followed; works as part of a team to ensure cooperation, collaboration and excellent customer service. 
  • Assesses internal controls, including risk assessment and review of risk areas; assists with initial internal control evaluations; ensures proper segregation of duties for assigned areas; responds to internal and external requests for information and follow ups independently with University personnel to resolve issues. 
  • Manages assigned human resources functions; ensures policy and procedure compliance; monitors and distributes labor reports; develops and maintains databases; monitors salary expenditures and performs staffing analysis. 
  • Performs contract compliance and tracking duties; assists with development of budget; participates in facilities planning and project management responsibilities of the division.
  • Performs special project and other duties as assigned. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of business and finance administration, budgeting, and accounting and business policies of the University
  • Demonstrated exceptional customer service orientation and the ability to balance compliance and customer service
  • Knowledge of the requirements of contract management
  • Solid communication, technology, analytical, problem-solving, and management skills
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Report preparation skills
  • Project coordination skills and ability to expertly manage high volume workload and multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access and Project Management software programs
  • Ability to perform budget reporting and forecasting
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business administration; supplemented with two (2) years of related experience.  Prefer advanced credentials such as a master’s degree in business administration or professional designation such as certified public accountant or certified management accountant.

Other helpful links:

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Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified
candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran
status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications
from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled
veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the
interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.