Tenure-Track Faculty Assistant Professor

Northwestern University
Evanston, Illinois
Salary is commensurate with experience
October 11 2018
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Assistant Professor of Molecular Biosciences,

Tenure-Track Faculty Position

The Department of Molecular Biosciences seeks to recruit a tenure-track faculty member at the level of Assistant Professor, although exceptional applicants at other ranks will be considered.  We particularly seek individuals who utilize quantitative or systems approaches to address fundamental questions in biology.  We are interested in individuals holding a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree who show significant potential for innovative scholarship, and demonstrated commitment to excellence in research and teaching.

Northwestern University offers a rich and collaborative intellectual environment and state-of-the-art support facilities. Appointees will join a broad, highly interactive research community that is committed to collaboration across disciplinary boundaries. The Department of Molecular Biosciences has close ties with other Northwestern departments and centers including Physics, Statistics, Applied Math, the NSF-Simons Center for Quantitative Biology, the Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems, and the Chemistry of Life Processes Institute.

Applicants should submit (in PDF format) a cover letter, CV, description of research plans, and a statement of teaching interests. Applications must be submitted electronically. Please request at least three letters of recommendation; details on preparing and submitting the application can be found at the Molecular Biosciences homepage (http://www.molbiosci.northwestern.edu).  The anticipated start date is Fall of 2019.  To ensure full consideration, all materials should be submitted by December 1, 2018. Inquiries can be sent to molbioscisearch@northwestern.edu.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

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