AAVogen website launched
AAVogen Inc. was founded by WCMB researchers Dr. Buel D. Rodgers and Dr. Paul Gregorevic. The company holds an exclusive license to AVGN7, a proprietary gene therapeutic developed in a collaboration between WSU and the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute.

Gene Therapy May Safely Counter Muscle Wasting Process in Muscular Dystrophy
Muscular Dystrophy News Today, August 8, 2016
Highlighted WCMB Scientist(s): Dr. Buel D. Rodgers & Dr. Paul Gregorevic

Gene Therapy Developed for Muscle Wasting
ScienceDaily, July 27, 2016
Highlighted WCMB Scientist(s): Dr. Buel D. Rodgers & Dr. Paul Gregorevic

Scientist Develops Gene Therapy for Muscle Wasting
WSU News, July 26, 2016
also in WSU CAHNRS Press Release, July 27, 2016
Highlighted WCMB Scientist(s): Dr. Buel D. Rodgers & Dr. Paul Gregorevic

“Very Big Deal”: UW Team Uses Stem Cells to Fix Monkey Hearts
Seattle Times, October 6, 2014
Highlighted WCMB scientist(s): Dr. Charles Murry

Stem-Cell Procedure Could Rebuild Heart Tissue
National Public Radio, August 26, 2011
Highlighted WCMB scientist(s): Dr. Charles Murry

A Change of Heart Keeps Bears Healthy While Hibernating
U.S. News & World Report, February 9, 2011
Highlighted WCMB scientist(s): Dr. Lynne Nelson & Dr. Charles Robbins

New Strategy to Fix a Broken Heart: Scaffold Supports Stem Cell-Derived Cardiac Muscle Cells
ScienceDaily, Aug. 10, 2010
Highlighted WCMB scientist(s): Dr. Buddy Ratner & Dr. Charles Murry

Hibernating Bears Have Healthy Hearts
The Seattle Times, April 10, 2005
Highlighted WCMB scientist(s): Dr. Lynne Nelson

IPN & VetMed News

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor: Molecular/Cellular Neuroscience

Sep 5, 2019
Employee TypeFaculty
TitleOpen Rank
Working TitleAssistant/Associate/Full Professor: Molecular/Cellular Neuroscience
Position Number041925
College/AreaCollege of Veterinary Medicine
Hiring UnitDepartment of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience
Department Link

Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN)

Work LocationPullman
Zip Code99164
Summary of Duties

The Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN) at Washington State University in Pullman, WA is seeking outstanding academic scientists to fill full-time, tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor. The positions are permanent, 75% state-funded, 12-month appointments.

Ideal candidates are expected to develop and maintain innovative, extramurally funded research programs in neuroscience that complement and enhance current faculty scholarship in food intake/energy homeostasis, drug addiction, sensory biology, circadian rhythms/sleep, synaptic plasticity, neurodegenerative disease, or biophysics (additional details at: Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN) ).

Additional Information

Duties: Maintain an externally funded research program capable of supporting graduate students and/or post-doctoral trainees.

Classroom teaching duties will include instruction in academic programs supported by IPN (undergraduate neuroscience, graduate neuroscience, and/or professional veterinary program).

Must be able to communicate effectively and work in a highly collegial and collaborative environment with a diverse population of colleagues and students.

Environment: Washington State University has a vibrant neuroscience community and is located in a region having a high quality of life for those who enjoy the outdoors, the arts, and the collegiality of diverse neighbors. Generous start-up packages will be provided. Laboratory space is available in a modern research building designed for neuroscience research containing numerous shared resources.

View the Benefits overview for information regarding competitive benefits available.

Anticipated Start Date07/01/2020
Tenure TrackYes
Full-Time/Part-TimeFull Time
Appointment StatusPermanent
Position Term in Months12
Monthly SalaryCommensurate with Qualifications and Experience.
Required Qualifications

Applicants must have one of the following degrees: a PhD in neuroscience or similar biological/biomedical field, and/or an MD, DVM, or equivalent professional degree.

Applicants for a position at associate/full professor rank must have an established extramurally funded independent research program, and a record of peer-reviewed publications and national/international recognition commensurate with position rank.

Applicants for a position at assistant professor rank  should demonstrate potential to establish and maintain an externally funded research program (peer-reviewed publications and developed research agenda).

Minimum of two years of research experience after postdoctoral degree.
Preferred Qualifications 
Background CheckNo
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