Assistant Professor, Genetics

Montclair, New Jersey
Salary dependent upon qualifications
September 13 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Department of Biology at Montclair State University invites applications for a tenure-track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR position in GENETICS, particularly in the field of cytogenetics to start Fall 2018.  Position responsibilities include teaching Genetics and related courses and establishing a vigorous, extramurally funded research program involving undergraduate and graduate students.  Additionally, the successful candidate should be able to support departmental programs such as the master's program in Molecular Biology. 

A Ph.D. in Biology or a relevant field is required. A willingness to provide service to the department, university and larger professional community is expected. Salary is dependent upon qualifications. Screening will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should include a cover letter, statement of research interests, teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references to:

Genetics Search

Department of Biology

Box C316-V-F19

Montclair, NJ  07043


With a proud history and a vibrant future, Montclair State University is one of New Jersey’s most diverse and dynamic institutions of higher education.

Located 14 miles west of New York City on a 246-acre campus which boasts modern, state-of-the-art facilities complemented by green spaces, public plazas, and early twentieth-century architecture, the University offers a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum with a global focus; a broad variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level; and a talented and diverse faculty and student body.

The University’s six colleges and schools offer more than 300 undergraduate and graduate majors, minors, concentrations, and certificate programs, and with more than 120 student organizations and 17 varsity sports for men and women, Montclair State offers students the total college experience.

EEO/AA Statement:

Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity.

Additional information can be found on the MSU website at

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