Assistant Professor

Nashville, TN
Commensurate with experience
July 31 2017
Cell and Developmental Biology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Assistant Professor

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. The Department of Cell and Developmental Biology (CBD) at Vanderbilt University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek candidates who are using innovative approaches to address important and challenging problems in cell and developmental biology. Candidates using single cell or systems biology approaches are encouraged to apply, but our principal selection criterion will be scientific excellence.

The successful candidate will join a vibrant and diverse research community The Vanderbilt CDB department is ranked first in NIH funding among all US medical schools, and has an exceptional faculty using state of the art approaches, with multiple recent recruits. The highly collaborative research environment presents opportunities for the successful candidate to interact with multiple premier interdisciplinary groups across both the University and Medical Center campuses. Candidates are expected to develop a strong and creative research program and participate in graduate education. 

Applicants should apply to Vanderbilt through Interfolio by following this link: Please submit a curriculum vitae, two-page research plan, and reprints of up to three recent publications, and arrange for three recommendation letters to be sent via Interfolio (information is provided in the link). Evaluation of applicants will begin October 1, 2017.

Vanderbilt University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Vanderbilt has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and particularly encourages applications from minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups.