Assistant Professor of Biology, Cell & Molecular Biolog

Boston, Massachusetts (US)
October 01 2019
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Full Time
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The Boston University Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Cell & Molecular Biology starting in fall 2020. We seek to recruit a colleague who uses experimental and systems-level approaches to elucidate complex biological processes, including those relevant to stem cell biology, development, immune cell development or regulation, microbiology, neuroscience, transcriptional networks, or cell signaling. This search builds on recent faculty growth in systems biology and seeks to generate new synergies for research. Responsibilities include growing a vibrant research program with extramural funding, teaching at the graduate and/or undergraduate levels, and training graduate students, with opportunities to participate in one or more interdisciplinary graduate programs. Boston University expects excellence in teaching and in research, and is committed to building a culturally, racially, and ethnically diverse scholarly community. The successful candidate will be offered newly renovated laboratory facilities as well as a competitive salary and start-up package.

Review of applications will begin 1 November 2019. Please use AcademicJobsOnline to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research, teaching interests and diversity, and three representative reprints, and arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted through the same website. In the diversity statement, applicants should provide evidence of a commitment to fostering diversity, equity, inclusive excellence, and evidence of participation in the creation of inclusive environments in their department/workplace. Inquiries can be addressed to Cynthia Bradham (, Chair, Cell & Molecular Biology Search Committee. Please visit the following website for information about the Biology Department (

In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of all groups underrepresented in higher education. Boston University is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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