Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Cambridge, Massachusetts
September 22 2021
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Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Faculty of Arts & Sciences

Harvard University

The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Harvard University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. The department offers an interactive research community with interests in a broad range of topics, including cell biology, systems biology, biophysics, biochemistry, developmental biology, neurobiology, genetics, microbiology, computational biology, and structural biology. The appointment provides access to state of the art animal facilities and core facilities for imaging, proteomics, genomics and bioinformatics. The Department is also closely associated with science initiatives at Harvard such as the Center for Brain Science, the Center for Systems Biology, the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, the Broad Institute, and the Center for Nanoscale Systems, and provides opportunities for interactions with the broader Harvard community.

We are deeply committed to improving the diversity of Harvard’s faculty and scientific community and strongly encourage applications from women and minority candidates.

Doctorate or terminal degree in relevant field or related discipline required by the time the appointment begins. Applications should include:

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. Teaching statement (describing teaching approach and philosophy)
  3. A statement of present and future research plans (1-3 pages)
  4. A statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas (1 page)
  5. Three letters of recommendation
  6. Reprints of publications.

Complete applications, including letters of recommendation, should be received no later than November 1, 2021. We anticipate conducting in-person interviews (pandemic permitting) in January-February of 2022. There will be flexibility for anyone who is unable to travel due to pandemic restrictions


For information, contact Polina Kehayova, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University.

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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