Assistant / Associate Professor Level (Tenure Track)

Duke University
Durham, North Carolina (US)
October 04 2018
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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor level (Tenure Track) in Developmental, Cell and Molecular Biology in the Department of Biology, Duke University

Position Description: The Department of Biology at Duke University invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant / Associate Professor level, to start in July or August 2019. Candidates addressing fundamental questions in the broad area of developmental, cell, and molecular biology (DCMB) are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree: fields of interest include but are not limited to biological, chemical, physical, and/or computational sciences. Successful candidates will bring  postdoctoral experience or its equivalent, an outstanding publication record, the potential to develop an excellent and well-funded research program, and commitment to high quality teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an internationally recognized research program, contribute to teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels, and be committed to academic activities at the department and university levels. Our department values the ability to work together with colleagues and teach and mentor students from diverse backgrounds and perspectives.

The application materials should include the following pdf files: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a two-page research summary, and a one-page teaching statement. In the application, candidates should include a description of previous activities teaching and/or mentoring students from different backgrounds, including underrepresented students. Letters of recommendation from three referees should be submitted on the candidate’s behalf.

Applications and recommendation letters should be submitted electronically to Academic Jobs Online ( Applications received on or before December 1, 2018 will be given full consideration. For more information about Duke Biology, see

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