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NEW! Posted November 11, 2015
ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR – Department of Dermatology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook tenure track position

The Department of Dermatology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook is recruiting a Assistant/Associate Professor to develop a robust research program in cutaneous biology that is clinically relevant. The ideal candidate would be an MD and/or PhD who is conducting federally-funded research in an established research program focused on cutaneous biology or a science/technology that relates to cutaneous biology.  Rank and salary will be dependent upon qualifications.
Submit curriculum vitae to:
Evan Jones, MD-MPH
Professor & Chair
Department of Dermatology
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Stony Brook, NY  11794-8165
SUNY is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Must be eligible for a senior faculty appointment in accordance with the criteria established by the School of Medicine for appointment, promotion and tenure 
Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, Transplant Dermatology Fellow
601 N. Caroline Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21287
8th Floor, room 8033
The Department of Dermatology at Johns Hopkins has an opening for a Transplant Dermatology Fellow beginning July 1, 2016 at the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center.
Our Cutaneous Translational Research Program, or CTReP, is our center for scientists to collaborate and conduct research trials which impact patient care and provides a means for cutting edge discoveries to be tested with patients after they are proven to be safe. The Transplant Dermatology Fellow will spend the majority of their time in Dr. Patel’s transplant clinic at the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center and will have the opportunity to work in Transplant Medicine and the Medical Oncology Clinic. The trainee will have 4-5 half days of protected time to conduct their research project(s) with an official progress review every 3 months with their mentor. Writing reviews and original research papers, and oral or poster presentations at meetings will be encouraged/expected. Transplant Dermatology applicants should have finished a dermatology residency.We will accept applications including the applicants' CV and references at any time. Please forward your application to
·       Number of position available: 1
·       Minimum requirement(s): Completed dermatology residency

Posted October 15, 2015
Postdoctoral position in Dermatology and Innate Immune Function
Department of Surgery, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Loyola University Chicago, Health Sciences Division

Project Title: Stress regulation of cutaneous antimicrobial peptide responses
Application Deadline Date: Open until filled.
Position Type: 
Postdoctoral Position at an Academic Institution in Chicago, USA.
My laboratory is looking for an ambitious post-doctoral fellow to conduct cutting-edge research focused on basic and clinical stress biology and antimicrobial peptide regulation in the skin. Cutting-edge cell biological and biochemical approaches, genetic mouse models, and human tissue specimens will be employed during the training period. Applicants must be proficient in English, well organized, and possess a genuine interest in scientific inquiry. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or M.D. degree. One position is available with full financial support. Independence is highly encouraged and trainees will be offered guidance and several opportunities towards the development of an independent research program.
Preferred Qualifications:

a. Familiarity with one or more of the following: epithelial biology, immunology, mouse models of injury or infection, and molecular/biochemical techniques.
b. Publication record in skin disease, immunology, wound healing, or epithelial biology.
Interested candidates should submit their CV, along with the names of three references, to:
Katherine A. Radek, PhD
Loyola University Chicago
Health Sciences Division
Department of Surgery
Burn and Shock Trauma Research Institute
Building 110, Room 4237
2160 S. 1st Avenue
Maywood, IL 60153
Phone: 708-327-2360
Fax: 708-327-2813


Posted September 16, 2015
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Connecticut

A postdoctoral position is available at the University of Connecticut in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacology Program.  The position is in the laboratory of Dr. Brian Aneskievich (  The fellow will join efforts in deciphering hyperproliferative and inflammatory consequences in mouse and human keratinocytes subsequent to altered expression of TNIP1, a modulator of signal pathways occurring post cell membrane and nuclear receptor activation.  Our laboratory identified TNIP1 as an agonist-dependent corepressor of PPAR and RAR; additionally, TNIP1 dampens NF-kappaB cytoplasmic signaling downstream of several cytokine receptors.  Separately, TNIP1 is linked to several chronic inflammatory diseases by GWAS identification of associated SNPs. 
The successful candidate will use our TNIP1 knock-out mouse to isolate tissue for immuo-histochemical analysis, keratinocytes for cytokine/chemokine response assays, proliferation and differentiation studies, employing a wide range of analytical approaches (immunoblotting, image analysis, qPCR, targeted microarray, etc).  Parallel studies will be done with expression knockdown in human keratinocyte organotypic cultures.  Initiative and communication skills will be key.
Preferred Qualifications:
·       PhD in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, or related field
·       Demonstrated experience with protein and gene expression analytical techniques
·       Experience in mammalian cell culture
·       Familiarity with mouse model systems
·       Excellent oral and written communication skills
·       Demonstrated ability for independent research laboratory work
Application Deadline Date:
·       Open until filled.
Application / Contact Information:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter highlighting research expertise / accomplishments and his/her CV, along with names and contact information of three references, to:
Brian J. Aneskievich, PhD
Associate Professor of Pharmacology
Dept. Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269
Posted September 3, 2015
Assistant or Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University

The Department of Dermatology at Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine is recruiting for basic research faculty at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. This is part of an ongoing multi-year expansion of our basic and translational research programs. Applicants with PhD, MD or dual degrees will be considered. Applicants must have a track record of high quality funded research and productivity. We seek to hire investigators in the area of cellular and molecular medicine to complement existing strengths, which include but are not limited to stem cells, tissue regeneration, epigenetics, skin cancer, immunology, aging and photomedicine. New recruits will join a highly collaborative environment with outstanding opportunities for collaborations with other basic and translational researchers, as well as for collaborations with dermatologists and clinical researchers. Exceptional facilities, competitive start-up funds, and ongoing operational support are available. Although it is not required, candidates with current NIH funding (such as K08, R01 or equivalent grant support) is preferred.
Please email your CV, a summary of doctoral and post-doctoral research, and a research plan to:
Sewon Kang, MD (
Noxell Professor & Chairman, Department of Dermatology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
Johns Hopkins University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Members of all racial, gender and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply.

Posted August 21, 2015
Research Faculty Position, Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Diego
The Department of Dermatology ( within the School of Medicine at UC, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body.  We are currently accepting applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels. Applicants should have a Ph.D., M.D. or combined M.D./Ph.D.,  and demonstrated ability to conduct a state of the art research program using modern techniques in molecular biology, cell biology, developmental biology, biochemistry, structural biology, immunology, computational biology, bioinformatics, genetics, and/or genomics applied to investigating the biology or diseases of the skin.

The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Successful candidates will also demonstrate strong or potential accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a desire to play a leadership role in advancing UC San Diego’s commitment to achieving excellence and diversity.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Applicants must submit a CV, cover letter, statement of research, and contact information or letters from 3 referees along with a separate statement summarizing past or potential contributions to diversity.
For further information please contact:
Richard Gallo, M.D., Ph.D.
POSTED June 15, 2015
Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Department of Dermatology, University of Wisconsin – Madison
The Department of Dermatology at the University of Wisconsin in Madison is recruiting a tenure track research faculty in cutaneous biology. The rank is open and is backed by a generous endowment. The candidate must be board certified in dermatology with an MD or MD/PhD or a PhD with a proven record in cutaneous biology research. The candidate will be expected to establish a federally funded robust research program in skin disease. Currently, six funded investigators conduct various aspects of basic and translational research in skin. The Department has excellent core facilities including NIAMS supported Skin Disease Research Center, one of six in the United States.
We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and a generous start up package. Madison is rated consistently as one of the best places to live in the United States.  Please submit CV, references and one page research statement to:
Gary S. Wood, MD
Johnson Professor and Chair
Department of Dermatology
University of Wisconsin – Madison

UW Madison is an EEO/AA Employer and has open records laws.
Wisconsin Caregiver Law applies.
Posted June 4, 2015
Novartis: Medical Director Medical Affairs Rheumatology / Dermatology
Do you possess cutting edge experience in drug development and medical affairs, extraordinary leadership competencies, and the perspective needed to develop medical strategy around new Rheumatology/Dermatology medicines?
Come to an industry leader where you will help drive the US Medical strategy for development and marketed products in the Rheumatology/Dermatology Therapeutic Area. The selected candidate will provide critical input into the strategy, development, management, and implementation for Phase IIIB/IV product support studies for Rheumatology/Dermatology programs; will also be involved in providing strategic input for global development programs and registration. The position includes extensive involvement with global development colleagues, marketing and sales, including conduct of field force training, sales material development and review, presentations and leadership of advisory boards, medical communications strategy development and implementation, and meetings with major healthcare providers; with a focus on meeting the needs of a diverse set of stakeholders.
Additional representative responsibilities include the following:
• Provide strategic US Medical input to Global Development on clinical development (Phase II - IV), pre-registration, label extension, pre- and post-market launch strategies, and life cycle management.
• Attend scientific meetings and foster and develop strong relationships with investigators.
• Leverage strong science in the development and launch of commercially viable products utilizing aggressive timelines; integrate scientific rigor, medical need and commercial value into compelling strategies in support of successful registration and marketing.
• Identify and implement high value strategies for product life cycle development and expansion across the entire Novartis portfolio.
• Contribute to the development of new indications for existing products.
• Develop and implement reliable and high-value communication strategies for new and existing products.
• Team responsibilities include U.S. medical affairs support for in-line and pre-launch products, including strategic and tactical planning and design, implementation and timely completion of Phase 4 studies and addressing post-marketing concerns.
• Work in, and enable a positive team environment and interact with global clinical, scientific and marketing teams.
• Prioritize and resource pre-market launches and post-market medical programs.
• Successfully create a bridge between clinical development teams and provide medical expertise to the commercial product development teams.
• U.S. and European travel required. (20-25% annually, up to 40% seasonally).
To apply please visit:
A global healthcare leader, Novartis has one of the most exciting product pipelines in the industry today. A pipeline of innovative medicines brought to life by diverse, talented, performance driven people. All of which makes us one of the most rewarding employers in our field. We're committed to peak performance, improving the quality of life, and embracing and leveraging diverse backgrounds, cultures and talents to achieve competitive advantage. Novartis is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V. PRINCIPALS ONLY!
Keywords: medical, physician, doctor, rheumatology, internal medicine, dermatology, MSL, medical science liaison, kol, key opinion leader, investigator, cra, clinical research associate, patient enrollment, brand, drug, trial
Minimum requirements
Position will be filled at level commensurate with experience.
MD or DO degree with 3-5 years of pharmaceutical industry experience in medical affairs is required; Board Certification/Eligibility in Rheumatology, Internal Medicine, or Dermatology is strongly preferred.
• Experience in managing clinical trial conduct for critical care disorders is essential. Rheumatology/Dermatology clinical trial research experience conducted in a pharmaceutical or equivalent environment is strongly desired.
• Firm working knowledge of GCP, scientific and clinical methodology, protocol design, project management and regulatory requirements for clinical studies designated for review by regulatory authorities.
• Medical Affairs and U.S. marketing experience, to include a well-documented history in medical development of rheumatology / dermatology therapeutics and of bridging proactive relationships among product development, clinical development and marketing teams.
• A well-established network within the medical research community that will attract high-caliber professionals into the Novartis organization.
• Proven ability to build productive relationships and teams internally and externally, and the ability to develop high potential subordinates into leadership roles.
• Reputation as an open, available and transparent communicator.
• Strong leadership and organizational skills; demonstrated personnel management capabilities.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Experience leading large projects/organizations.
• Ability to travel (U.S. and European; 20-25% annually).


Posted May 20, 2015
Assistant Professor and Associate Professor Positions in Dermatology Research
Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine
Boston University Department of Dermatology continues to expand its research department.  We are currently seeking scientists with a Ph.D., M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree to join our dermatology faculty at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.  Investigators will receive a 3-4 year generous offer/package to augment their research team capabilities and facilities and explore new ideas.  Boston University offers a competitive salary, benefits and start-up package.  Eligibility requires for the candidate to presently have an active R01 grant or a K99/R00.  The Department is involved in many areas of research, including stem cells, epigenetics, tissue repair/regeneration, neoplasia, immunology, epithelial cell biology, aging research, and/or photobiology.  The successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
Review of applications will begin immediately.  Please send CV and any supporting letter of documentation to:
Vincent Falanga, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The Barbara A. Gilchrest Professor of Dermatology
Vice-Chair for Research
Professor of Biochemistry
Department of Dermatology
Boston University School of Medicine
609 Albany Street, J-607
Boston, MA 02118-2515
Boston University continuously strives to be an attractive employer.  Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all activities at Boston University.

Medical Director/Senior Medical Director, Clinical Development- Dermatology/Stiefel
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical companies. Our powerful combination of skills and resources provide the platform for delivering strong growth and the platform for responding quickly to the rapidly changing global healthcare environment.  We are a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative products in three primary areas of Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare. We have a significant global presence with commercial operations in more than 150 markets, a network of 86 manufacturing sites in 36 countries and large R&D centers in the UK, USA, Spain, Belgium and China. Stiefel is a global leader in the field of dermatology and was acquired by GlaxoSmithKline in 2009.  Stiefel is renowned for its more than 165-year legacy of innovation in the field of skin health, utilizing a combination of expertise, enthusiasm and imagination to deliver the highest quality, most effective prescription and over-the-counter skin care products available.
This position reports to the Vice President Global Clinical Development for R & D Dermatology.  The Medical Director/Senior Medical Director has Physician Project Leader (PPL) role accountabilities at Stiefel and will be responsible for providing leadership and guidance on clinical development programs. The role includes responsibility for steering the scientific and clinical strategy for dermatology assets in early discovery through approval, as well as providing technical expertise to the organization in the areas of patient safety, clinical research, and scientific communications.  This position requires strong technical, strategic, organizational and communication skills.
Basic qualifications:
This position requires a M.D. with post-graduate training in medical specialty, preferably in dermatology. Experience in clinical drug development is essential for this position.
Preferred qualifications:
Successful candidates will have demonstrated clinical research and drug development experience in the dermatology therapeutic area within the pharmaceutical industry. Depending on the level of experience, the position may be assigned at the Medical Director or Senior Medical Director equivalent in GSK.
Application Deadline Date:Open until filled.
Location: Upper Providence (Collegeville), Pennsylvania
For more information, please contact


Postdoctoral Research Fellow

University of California, Irvine

A postdoctoral research fellow position is available in the Department of Developmental and Cell Biology at the University of California, Irvine. The position is offered in the laboratory of Dr. Scott Atwood ( The fellow will join our efforts to interrogate how skin and hair follicle stem cells maintain their pluripotency. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or M.D. degree, a minimum of two years research experience in stem cell biology, proficient in using the English language, well-organized, and highly motivated. Candidates with experience in stem cell culture (ESC or iPSC) will be given special consideration.
Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience using bioinformatic techniques.
• Comfortable using the mouse as a model system.
• Ability to work independently within the research laboratory.
• Publication record in stem cell biology or skin and hair follicle development.

Application Deadline Date: Open until filled.

Interested candidates should submit their CV, along with the names and contact information of three references, to:
Scott Atwood, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Developmental and Cell Biology
University of California, Irvine


Stanford University Cutaneous Lymphoma Fellowship Program

The Department of Dermatology at Stanford University Medical Center is offering a 1-2 year fellowship in Cutaneous Lymphoma. This position will provide a unique, broad experience in Cutaneous Lymphoma with leadership roles in patient care, clinical trials and various research projects. The fellow will also collaborate with Pathology, Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology and the Blood and Marrow Transplant program. Graduates from U.S. accredited medical schools are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to those who have completed a residency in internal medicine or dermatology and have an interest in an academic career. Applicants who have completed their internship year and have yet to undergo a formal residency are also encouraged to apply. 

The required items are as follows:

• USMLE transcripts (e.g. Steps: 1, 2 CK, 2 CS and 3)
• Medical school transcript
• Three strong letters of recommendation 
• Most recent Curriculum Vitae

Applicants should send a brief statement of their interests and career goals with the requirements listed above to:
Youn Kim, MD

Application Deadline Date: Open until filled.

Selected candidates will be invited to submit a formal application thereafter. For more information on the Cutaneous Lymphoma program, please see our website at:


Assistant Professor and Associate Professor Positions in Dermatology Research

Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine

Application Deadline: Open until filled.
We are currently seeking scientists with a Ph.D., M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree to join our Dermatology faculty at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.  Investigators will receive a 3-4 year offer/package to augment their research team capabilities and facilities and explore new ideas.  Eligibility requires for the candidate to presently have an active R01 grant.  Preference will be given to candidates whose focus is in stem cells, tissue repair/regeneration, neoplasia, immunology, epithelial cell biology, aging research, and/or photobiology. 
Please send CV and any supporting letter of documentation to:
Vincent Falanga, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The Barbara A. Gilchrest Professor of Dermatology
Vice-Chair for Research
Professor of Biochemistry
Department of Dermatology
Boston University School of Medicine
609 Albany Street, J-607
Boston, MA 02118-2515