Assistant Professor - Department of BioSciences

Employer
BioSciences at Rice University
Location
Houston, Texas (US)
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience
Closing date
Sep 25, 2022

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Assistant Professor in BioSciences: The Department of BioSciences at Rice University in Houston, TX (https://biosciences.rice.edu/) invites applications for one tenure-track, assistant professor position to begin July 1, 2023.

Research in the Biosciences Department at Rice University leverages quantitative approaches to study biological systems using both bottom-up and top-down experimental procedures. We welcome applications in all areas of cellular and developmental neuroscience, including the use of vertebrate or non-vertebrate model systems or computational methods. We seek candidates whose research is synergistic with the strengths of current faculty. Thus, we encourage applicants with research at the intersection of neuroscience with systems biology, cell biology, developmental biology, or genetics. The successful candidate will lead a dynamic, innovative, and independent research program supported by external funding and will teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Rice University seeks to expand access, diversity, and inclusion as key part of its Vision for the Second Century. In this spirit, we welcome applications from all genders, members of historically underrepresented groups and others who exemplify diverse cultural experiences and those who have the skills, knowledge, and commitment to mentor all members of our diverse student population. Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree in Neuroscience, Cell or Developmental Biology, Biosciences or related field (or have completed the requirements for a PhD by July 1, 2023).

To apply, please submit the following materials online at https://apply.interfolio.com/110165 : (1) cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) research statement (3 pages max); (4) statement of teaching philosophy (2 pages max); (5) diversity statement (2 pages max); and (6) contact information for three references. Application review will commence October 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information, please contact the search chair, Dr. Peter Lwigale, lwigale@rice.edu.

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Rice University Standard of Civility Serves as a representative of the University, displaying courtesy, tact, consideration and discretion in all interactions with other members of the Rice community and with the public.

 

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