Assistant Professor in Biological Sciences (Cell/Immunol)

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Charlotte, North Carolina (US)
Commensurate with experience
December 05 2018
Position Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor in Biological Sciences (Cell/Immunol)
(Position: 006264)

The Department of Biological Sciences (DBS) at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. The department supports BS, BA, MS (thesis & non-thesis) and PhD programs with a diverse body of faculty and students, and prides itself with hands-on training of its students. Required Qualifications: Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in the biological sciences or related fields with expertise in the use of microbial and viral systems to investigate fundamental questions in cell and molecular biology or immunology. Candidates must demonstrate proficiency in their specialty by a record of postdoctoral training and peer-reviewed publications, as well as an ability to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Desired Qualifications: Special consideration will be given to applicants with expertise in state-of-the-art proteomic, genomic and/or metabolomic approaches. Previous teaching and mentoring experience will be considered highly desirable.

The successful candidate would be expected to develop and sustain an independent, externally funded, internationally recognized research program. Candidates will be expected to successfully contribute to the teaching of our undergraduate and graduate curricula, with a focus on core courses including cell biology and physiology.

Finalists will be asked to discuss how their qualifications, experience, and professional background prepares them to incorporate diversity and inclusion into their teaching, research, and service activities during their screening.

Candidates must apply online at, position number #006264. Please provide a complete curriculum vita, philosophy statements for research and teaching in an ethnically diverse environment, contact information for three references, and three representative publications. Screening of applications will begin January 1st, 2019, and continue until the positions are filled. The expected start date is August 12, 2019.

This position will be part of a larger effort to build research programs within a central theme of “Integrated Health and Environmental Research” and complement “Big Data” research groups that are being developed in collaboration with other academic units within the university.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. 

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree and submit to a criminal background check.