Assistant/Associate Professor, Cell & Developmental Biology

Syracuse, New York
October 11 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Assistant/Associate Professor

Department of Cell & Developmental Biology

SUNY Upstate Medical University

Syracuse, New York


The Department of Cell & Developmental Biology at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree and postdoctoral experience in cell biology or a related field. Applicants with interests in all areas of cell and developmental biology or with a research focus aligned with those of the Upstate Cancer Center are encouraged to apply. Candidates at the Associate Professor level should have an established track record of funding and research productivity. Successful candidates are expected to develop and maintain a vigorous extramurally funded research program and participate in the education of both medical and graduate students.

The Department provides a strong, collaborative research community with interests in developmental and disease model systems, signaling, cell motility and the cytoskeleton explored in diverse model systems. We offer excellent departmental resources to support faculty including state of the art live cell imaging facilities, newly-renovated space, competitive salaries and startup packages and outstanding institutional core facilities. Syracuse is located in central NY and provides a diverse, dynamic and affordable metropolitan environment with easy access to the outstanding recreational opportunities of the Adirondack Mountains and the Finger Lakes, while the proximity of SUNY Upstate to Syracuse University and SUNY ESF campuses fosters productive scientific interactions and provides unique collaborative funding opportunities.

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Please submit a CV and a research statement describing past accomplishments and future plans, as a single PDF file, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


At SUNY Upstate Medical University we strive to promote a professional environment that encourages varied perspectives from faculty members with diverse life experiences. A respect for diversity is one of our core values. We are committed to recruiting and supporting a rich community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We actively seek applications from women and members of underrepresented groups to contribute to the diversity of our university community in support of our teaching, research and clinical missions.

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