• Home
  • Job Opportunities

Current Job Opportunities

The Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University is seeking a full-time faculty member specializing in dementia-focused research

Job Description

The Department of Internal Medicine at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine invites qualified applicants to apply for the following position: Full-time, faculty position at a faculty rank and tenure path consistent with experience.

The School of Medicine is reviewing applications from a broad range of candidates to serve as a lead faculty member in the Maier Institute for Excellence in Therapeutics for Elders with Dementia. The Maier Institute is dedicated to conducting innovative research to enhance the care of geriatric populations, particularly those with dementia. Applications will be considered from individuals with a background in pharmacy, clinical, translational, and/or epidemiological research. Experience working within the field of geriatrics is required.

Primary duties shall include:

  • Serve as a lead faculty member in the Maier Institute including setting research goals and objectives, participating in monthly/annual meetings, preparing reports, and participating in other projects as appropriate.
  • Develop an investigator-initiated research portfolio capable of securing extramural funding.
  • Contribute to research activities of other Maier Institute faculty/staff as appropriate.
  • Publish on research activities related to the Institute.
  • Participate in the academic activities of the Medical School as appropriate.
  • Participate in Medical School service activities as appropriate.

Required Qualifications:

  • A terminal degree (Ph.D., Pharm.D., or MD) in an appropriate field is preferred, however master’s-level applicants may be considered.
  • At least two to three years of postdoctoral or postgraduate experience in an academic medicine environment is preferred.
  • Experience in geriatrics and dementia research.
  • Demonstrated potential to establish an investigator-initiated research portfolio. Existing extramural funding or participation in extramurally-funded programs is preferred.

Interested parties may apply at the Marshall University Human Resources website: https://marshall.peopleadmin.com/postings/15291

About the ATRN

The Appalachian Translational Research Network (ATRN) is committed to addressing the significant health challenges and disparities specific to Appalachia by enhancing research collaborations to speed the translation of scientific discoveries to health improvements for this region.

The ATRN seeks to foster Community Engagement and Outreach to those in the Appalachian region. In addition, the ATRN will serve as a conduit for enhancing T1 research collaborations in areas relevant to the chronic health conditions prevalent in Appalachia.


461 Cochran Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15228

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software