Associate Professor/Professor

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Pennington Biomedical Research Center, a biomedical research facility of the Louisiana State University System is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the full-time faculty position of Associate and/or Professor. As a faculty member, the candidate will be required to pursue an independent research career which includes development of an independent research program, collaboration with other scientists in research, obtainment of external funding to conduct independent research projects, publish research findings in peer-reviewed journals, and participate in the education of doctoral and postdoctoral students. The Associate/Full Professor will be responsible for planning, procuring, and executing clinical trials which supports the Outpatient Clinic. As a faculty in the clinical research program of Pennington, the candidate would be responsible for medical oversight and evaluation of participants in clinical programs, medical assessment and medical orders as part of urgent care to individuals who are ill or injured on site while participating in a clinical research study. Also, there will be a required inaction with all clinical research core staff. As a clinical faculty member the candidate will be expected to maintain expertise in medical field, board certification, and membership on the Pennington Medical Staff. Pennington Biomedical is an internationally recognized center, and has “state of the art” facilities. These facilities include a comprehensive outpatient research center, an inpatient unit staffed 24/7, and imaging center.
MD and three years experience in clinical research trials with appropriate publications. Experience in externally funded clinical trials and prior history of independent grant funding. Interest in obesity, type 2 diabetes and nutritional disorders is desired.
Cefalu, William T.
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