Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology

Washington University in St. Louis
Saint Louis, Missouri
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
December 18 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Department of Biology at Washington University is seeking a colleague working in Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level.  Exceptional candidates at the Associate Professor level will also be considered.  We are interested in a candidate who employs innovative approaches to conduct research in one or more of the following areas - biochemical systems, plant science, developmental controls, and/or genome biology. 

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in an appropriate area, significant research accomplishments, and a dedication to excellence in graduate and undergraduate education.  The successful candidate will provide strengths complementary to other areas of life sciences already represented in Biology and at Washington University.  Extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary research are available within the broader life science community at Washington University and other St. Louis institutions.

The successful candidate will become a part of a dynamic Biology Department at Washington University.  The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded and internationally recognized research program and to contribute significantly to both undergraduate and graduate curricula through teaching and mentoring students and to participate fully in Departmental, College, and University activities.  Graduate education in life sciences is administered through the Washington University Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences (DBBS) (http://dbbs.wustl.edu/). Diversity and inclusion are core values at Washington University, and the strong candidate will demonstrate the ability to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse array of students can learn and thrive. 

Review of applications will begin on 1 February 2021.  Applications will be accepted until the search concludes.  Please provide a cover letter, curriculum vita, research and teaching statements, reprints of three papers, diversity statement, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/81995.

For further information on the Department of Biology, see https://biology.wustl.edu/.

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