Nashville, Tennessee
March 01 2021
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Destination Vanderbilt – Biomedical Discovery

Destination Vanderbilt is a $100 M investment to recruit the next generation of exceptionally creative faculty who are pushing their fields forward with excellence. Applications are invited from early-to-mid career faculty in the biomedical sciences for the School of Medicine Basic Sciences. Opportunities are available in all four departments - Biochemistry, Cell and Developmental Biology, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics and Pharmacology. Candidates should have a sustained record of publications yielding novel insights into fundamental biomedical questions and promise of future innovative accomplishments; research funding; and an excellent training and mentoring record.

Vanderbilt University provides a rich, diverse research environment that strongly supports further career development and fosters opportunities for multidisciplinary collaborations with faculty across the School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, the School of Engineering, and the College of Arts & Science. This culture is enhanced by the activities of several trans-institutional centers and institutes (https://www.vumc.org/oor/departments-and-centers). Vanderbilt also has developed a wonderful suite of state-of-the-art core facilities (https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/basic-sciences/core-facilities/) including large investments in cryo-electron microscopy/tomography and genomics.

Vanderbilt University is located in Nashville, a rapidly growing cosmopolitan city rich in cultural activities with easy access to a multitude of outdoor recreational opportunities.

Interested individuals should submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter that includes statements about mentoring, promotion of diversity and inclusion and current research directions not reflected in the cv. Please send material to (https://apply.interfolio.com/83909).

Vanderbilt University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. The university has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas, and particularly encourages applications from minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups.