Assistant Professor

Atlanta, GA
August 01 2019
molecular, cell and developmental biology
Position Type
Full Time
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Tenure-track Faculty position in Cell,

Molecular and Developmental Biology

Emory University School of Medicine


The Department of Cell Biology at Emory University School of Medicine seeks outstanding applicants to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to complement department research interests in cell biology, developmental biology and neuroscience ( This is a broad search open to investigators working on fundamental questions in molecular, cell and developmental biology. Highly qualified applications at the Associate Professor level may also be considered.

Competitive applicants will have a strong publication record and will be expected to build a vigorous research program. A demonstrated ability to obtain extramural funding is a plus. Recruits will also participate in classroom instruction of medical and graduate students and contribute to a robust program of graduate-level research training that has placed Emory in the top tier of US national rankings for predoctoral NIH funding. Emory offers extensive opportunities for collaboration within our own biomedical research community, and with neighboring institutions including the Centers for Disease Control and Georgia Institute of Technology. The Atlanta metropolitan area continues to be rapidly growing, culturally diverse and offers an excellent quality of life.

The Department of Cell Biology currently has fourteen faculty with diverse basic research interests utilizing multiple genetic model organisms and employing multidisciplinary approaches. The Department is positioned to undergo continued growth in the coming few years and will offer competitive start-up, modern laboratory space and access to state-of-the-art core facilities, including the state of the art Integrated Cellular Imaging Core Facility (

Applicants should respond to the following request online; 1-Cover letter, 2-Curriculum vitae, 3-Recommenders, the names and contact information for three recommenders. 4- Research Statement: statement of research accomplishments and future goals (limit 2 pages), 5- Teaching Philosophy, statement of teaching expertise, philosophy and interests (limit 1 page),6- Letter of Interest, a brief statement (<250 words) of how the applicant specifically sees their research synergizing with the Cell Biology Dept. Apply here:

Final deadline for applications is October 1, 2019. Applications received after the deadline may not be considered. Additional questions should be emailed under the subject header “Cell Biology Faculty Search” to Ms. Luzene Hill (

Emory University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Disability and Veteran employer.  Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. 

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