Tenure Faculty Track Position in Quantitative Biology

Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Full time faculty position with highly competitive salaries and start-up packages.
September 25 2020
Position Type
Full Time
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Job Type

The Department of Biological Sciences is seeking a tenure-track faculty candidate in the area of Quantitative Biology. The successful candidate may be using experimental, computational and/or theoretical approaches to investigate fundamental or applied questions of importance in any area of Biology. Areas of interest include but are not limited to, genomics, microbial systems, synthetic biology, molecular, cell, developmental biology, and neuroscience.
Carnegie Mellon is highly interdisciplinary and strongly invested in quantitative sciences, including high throughput data analyses, genomics, imaging informatics, biophysics, laboratory automation and automated science, and tissue engineering. We especially seek applicants whose research disciplines may cross traditional boundaries and who can leverage strengths in computer science, engineering, and robotics.
Faculty have access to facilities that include a state-of-the-art animal facility, imaging and biological microscopy centers, high-performance computing clusters, and the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center. Carnegie Mellon is developing extensive biological experimental automation suites and candidates are encouraged to describe how their experimental design may benefit from this resource. Highly competitive salaries and start-up packages are offered.


A Ph.D. or M.D. degree along with postdoctoral research experience is required. The tenure-track appointment will be made at the assistant professor level.
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 unique ways.

Application Instructions

Applications, including a cover letter, a curriculum vitae (including publication list), research and teaching statements, a diversity statement (outlining how you have contributed to, or plan to contribute to, diversity, inclusion, and equity), and the contact information for at least three individuals who have been asked to upload confidential letters of reference should be submitted electronically via this Interfolio site: https://apply.interfolio.com/78959
Applications will be reviewed starting Dec 1st 2020

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Carnegie Mellon University shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR ยงยง 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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