Tenure-Track Cluster Hires in Microbiomes and Microbial Systems

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
This tenure-track appointment will preferably be made at the assistant professor level
September 10 2019
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Tenure-Track Cluster Hires in Microbiomes and Microbial Systems

Carnegie Mellon is in the midst of an exciting growth phase in the area of microbial science and engineering. The Departments of Biological Sciences, Computational Biology, Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Chemical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University are seeking tenure-track faculty candidates using experimental and/or computational approaches to investigate or engineer microbial systems. Areas of interest include molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis, microbial ecology of complex or environmental systems, and biomedical applications. Candidates using one or more of microfluidics, metagenomics/multiomics, quantitative imaging, single cell approaches, and/or computational and theoretical modeling are of particular interest. CMU fosters transdisciplinary collaborative approaches to compelling societal challenges and is looking for candidates who would benefit from and contribute to an environment that fosters campus-wide multi-departmental collaborative research projects. 

Faculty have access to facilities that include a state-of-the-art animal facility, neuroimaging and biological microscopy centers, high-performance computing clusters, and the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center.  We welcome candidates in all research areas and at all ranks. Appointments across departments, which are a strongly supported part of the culture at Carnegie Mellon, are possible when appropriate.  Carnegie Mellon offers highly competitive salaries and start-up packages in an attractive urban environment.

A Ph.D. or M.D. degree, along with postdoctoral research experience, is required. This tenure-track appointment will preferably be made at the assistant professor level, but other levels may be considered.

Application Instructions
Applications, including a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, a diversity statement (outlining how you have contributed to, or plan to contribute to, diversity, inclusion, and equity), copies of no more than 3 relevant papers, and the contact information for at least three individuals who have been asked to  upload confidential letters of reference should be submitted electronically via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/68023. Applications will begin to be reviewed on November 1, 2019, and must be submitted by January 4, 2020.

Carnegie Mellon University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its community on a range of intellectual and cultural dimensions. Carnegie Mellon welcomes faculty applicants who will contribute to this diversity through their research, teaching and service, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others who would contribute in different ways.  Carnegie Mellon seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples and is a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) that assists with dual-career searches.

Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran