Assistant Professor

University of Albany
Albany, New York (US)
Initial salary and startup funds are competitive.
October 05 2017
Organization Type

Assistant Professor
Stem Cells and Regeneration in Biological Sciences

The Department of Biological Sciences (, University at Albany, State University of New York, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of stem cell and/or regenerative biology. Research areas of interest include the biology of stem cells in developmental processes, regeneration, or specificdiseases. Candidates can use any tractable model system in pursuit of their research interests, but those building on the Department’s existing strength in Drosophila, mouse, and mammalian cell models are particularly encouraged to apply. The study of stem cells and regenerative biology involves systems-level questions, and therefore, the use of quantitative and systems biology approaches is desired. The successful candidate is expected to establish a sustained, externally funded research program that may include collaborative research. Applicants should have the ability to interact with a diverse faculty working across many research areas. Local opportunities for collaboration within the university include faculty in the Life Sciences (, the RNA Institute (,and the School of Public Health ( Successful candidates will contribute to the Department’s graduate program in Molecular, Cellular, Developmental, andNeural Biology, and will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels incourses appropriate to their expertise. Initial salary and startup funds are competitive.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. from a university accredited by the U.S. Department ofEducation oran internationally recognized accrediting organization, at least three years ofpost-doctoral experience, and a strong publication record. To apply, submit a CV, a statement of research interests that includes future plans (limited to five pages), a statement of teaching interests (limited to three pages), three or more letters of reference, and selected reprints (a maximum of five). Applicants must address their ability to work with a culturally diverse population in their cover letter. Applications will be reviewed beginning October 10and will continue until the position has been filled.

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