FACULTY POSITION Molecular and Cellular Biology

Southern Methodist University
Dallas, Texas
Salary commensurate with experience
October 04 2019
Position No. 00006024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type


Molecular and Cellular Biology

Position No. 00006024. The Department of Biological Sciences in Dedman College at Southern Methodist University is under expansion, with plans to fill a number of junior and senior faculty positions in the next five years.  The Department currently invites applications for a tenure-line faculty position, at either the Assistant, Associate or Full level.  Applicants for the position should have a PhD, MD/PhD or MD degree, postdoctoral experience, and a record of research excellence.  Senior level applicants should also have a history of significant external support.  Preference will be given to individuals with potential to interact with current faculty in the areas of neurobiology, cancer biology, developmental biology, epigenetics, biochemistry, aging or emerging infectious diseases.

Candidates will be expected to develop a strong extramurally funded research program.  Competitive start-up funds and generous lab space in the Dedman Life Sciences Building will be offered.  The successful candidates also will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching.  For a more complete description of our program and facilities, please see our website at http://www.smu.edu/biology/.

Candidates should forward curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans, and three letters of recommendation to http://apply.interfolio.com/69030. 

Position begins fall semester 2020. To ensure full consideration for the position, the application must be submitted by November 15, 2019, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. The committee will notify applicants of its employment decision after the position is filled.

Southern Methodist University will not discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression.  The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601, accessequity@smu.edu. 

Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.


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