Faculty Position in Molecular Genetics

Employer
Rutgers University, Waksman Institute
Location
Piscataway, New Jersey
Salary
Undisclosed
Posted
September 13 2018
Ref
W-016059
Discipline
Life Sciences, Genomics
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Faculty Position in Molecular Genetics

Waksman Institute of Microbiology

The Waksman Institute at Rutgers University seeks an outstanding scientist to fill a new faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, with a tentative starting date of September 1, 2019.  The academic appointment will be in the Division of Life Sciences within the School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers.

We are seeking individuals with research interests that complement and expand our existing strengths, including genetics, developmental biology, neurobiology, reproductive biology, cell biology, gene regulation, genomics, and metabolomics.  We are particularly interested in individuals who use invertebrate animal model systems (e.g., Drosophila, C. elegans).  The candidate will teach and develop undergraduate and graduate courses in these areas, supervise students in the laboratory, and serve on departmental and university committees.

The Waksman Institute is home to over 15 faculty members who use a broad range of approaches and experimental systems in numerous well-funded research programs. The Institute is part of a vibrant and interactive life sciences community that includes the School of Arts and Sciences Division of Life Sciences, the Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine, the Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey, and the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. A leading research university, Rutgers is a member of the AAU and the CIC. For more information, please visit our websites: https://www.waksman.rutgers.edu, http://lifesci.rutgers.edu,  and http://sas.rutgers.edu.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree. They should submit a CV, a detailed statement of research interests and plans, and full contact information for three individuals willing to provide confidential letters of reference. Applications must be submitted electronically at: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/72742.  All other inquiries may be made to Ms. Erin Sorge, esorge@waksman.rutgers.edu. Review of applications will begin on or about October 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at:  http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement.

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