Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Physiology

Stanford, California (US)
To be discussed
August 04 2021
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Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Physiology

Stanford University seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology in the Beckman Center for Molecular and Genetic Medicine in the School of Medicine. We seek scientists who will establish a vigorous and innovative research program in the area of cell physiology. In this position, you will enjoy dynamic colleagues, collaborators, and mentors in our Department as well as access to state-of-the-art research resources. For more information about our department see:

We view cell physiology broadly, drawing on cell biology, biophysics, bioengineering, genetics, neuroscience, physiology or other disciplines. Relevant research areas encompass these disciplines and include, but are not limited to research programs centered on neuronal cell biology or on molecular cell physiology in the context of any tissue, organ, or animal. The department welcomes and supports a wide range of quantitative methods, including molecular and cellular imaging; synthetic biology or computational approaches to cell biology and cell physiology. 

The predominant criteria for appointment in the University Tenure Line are a major commitment to research and teaching. The successful candidate's accomplishments during graduate and postgraduate training should identify them as a creative investigator with the promise of achieving true distinction in research. These accomplishments should be combined with experience in and/or a commitment to developing world-class practices in inclusive research, teaching, and mentoring. Recognizing that diversity of thought and experience are essential to excellence and innovation, the successful candidate will contribute to department activities supporting diversity and excellence in science.

Interested applicants should visit to submit a single pdf file containing 1. cover letter, 2. curriculum vitae, including publications and pre-prints 3. brief statement of research interests (up to 1500 words, not including references and figure captions), 4. statement discussing your approach to diversity, outreach, service and/or mentoring (up to 1000 words), and 5. statement of teaching outlook and experiences (up to 1000 words). Applicants will also be asked to provide the names and email addresses of three references.

Consideration of applicant files will begin October 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University's research, teaching and clinical missions.


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