Emory Tenure Track Position in Biology

Atlanta, Georgia
October 22 2020
Emory Biology 2021 faculty positions
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The BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT OF EMORY UNIVERSITY, Atlanta, GA is a broad biological sciences Department (biology.emory.edu) within a College of Arts and Sciences. We seek outstanding experimental, theoretical and/or computational biologists for positioning at any rank. Research in the Department currently covers population biology, ecology, and evolution, as well as computational and systems neuroscience, and molecular, cellular and developmental biology. This search is open for any area of biology. Successful applicants will have a Ph.D., post-doctoral experience, a record of productivity, a strategy to enhance inclusive excellence, and a commitment to evidence-based undergraduate/graduate teaching and mentoring. This open-rank, tenure-track faculty position is part of a multi-year Emory initiative to foster equity and to promote the success of our diverse student population. We encourage outstanding candidates who are early in their postdoctoral research training to apply, even if their primary findings are not yet published.

The Department offers access to state-of-the-art facilities and academic interactions with over 500 faculty engaged in biology and biomedical research at Emory University and nearby institutions, researchers in the School of Medicine, Rollins School of Public Health, Yerkes National Primate Research Center and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The successful applicant will train PhD or MD/PhD students through one or more programs within the Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences (http://biomed.emory.edu/), other relevant STEM departments, or the Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program (https://bme.gatech.edu/). Emory is located on a beautiful campus in Atlanta, one of the United States’ most vibrant, diverse, and affordable metropolitan areas.

Emory faculty participate in numerous programs that seek to increase inclusive excellence in STEM fields. The Biology Department is committed to the professional development of our faculty, staff and trainees, including BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color), disabled, and LGBTQ+ individuals. We invite you to learn more about current policies and practices within our University and Department that support students, postdocs, staff, and faculty (http://www.biology.emory.edu/biology-at-emory).

Applicants should submit: 1) a cover letter highlighting research, teaching, and equity/inclusion accomplishments and/or goals; 2) a CV; 3) a description of prior research and plan for developing an independent, externally funded research program; 4) a statement of teaching experience, interests and philosophy; and 5) a statement describing experience and vision regarding the teaching, mentorship, and support of trainees from diverse backgrounds and/or a statement of personal experiences with, and/or contributions to, issues related to social and racial justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. Items 3-5 should not exceed six pages combined. Applicants should arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted on their behalf. All files or inquiries should be submitted electronically to:

Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/80049

Review of applications will begin on November 10 and applications received up to 30 days after review begins will be given full consideration.

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

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