Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology

Orono, Maine
Salary dependent on experience.
September 13 2018
Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology
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School of Biology and Ecology (SBE) University of Maine, Orono, ME

Position: 9-month tenure-track academic appointment as Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology in the School of Biology and Ecology, with a 50% research and 50% teaching split. Teaching responsibilities will include an intermediate-level undergraduate course in developmental biology and an upper-level undergraduate histology course. The successful candidate will also advise undergraduates and graduate students. Areas of research interest may include, but are not limited to, development, regeneration, or aging of any tissue or organ system. There are many collaborative opportunities on campus including the Center on Aging and the Center for One Health and the Environment. In addition, UMaine is the degree granting institution for the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Engineering, which encompasses The Jackson Laboratories, Mount Desert Island Biological Lab, Maine Medical Research Center Institute, and the University of New England. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in a relevant area of biological sciences, with specific training in developmental biology. Additional postdoctoral training is highly desirable. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a C.V., a statement of research interest (2 pages max), a statement of teaching philosophy and experience (2 pages max), a 1- page statement on the applicant’s approach to diversity, equity, and inclusion in Academia, and the names and contact information for three referees. All materials must be submitted in PDF format through the online application system at Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should note that incomplete applications cannot be considered. Appropriate background checks will be required. Inquiries or questions about this job announcement can be forwarded to Dr. Clarissa Henry, chair of the search committee (

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