Assistant Professor – Eukaryotic Molecular Genetics

New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Sep 30, 2022

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The Department of Biology at New Mexico State University invites applications for an Assistant Professor (9-month, tenure track position, start date 2023).  Applicants for this position must have a Ph.D. in Genetics or a related field, a strong track record of research productivity commensurate with experience, a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, and a minimum of one year of postdoctoral or equivalent experience. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program and teach courses in genetics, cell biology and related areas at the undergraduate level as well as graduate courses in their area of expertise. Applicants using experimental molecular genetics approaches to answer questions in areas including but not limited to cell biology, developmental biology, or immunology will be considered.

All application materials must be submitted by September 30, 2022, via the NMSU Jobs Site: Application materials include a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests and accomplishments (2 pages), statement of teaching philosophy and experience (2 pages), a diversity, equity and inclusion statement (2 pages, for more information see job site URL), unofficial transcripts and three letters of reference submitted by the reference writers. Questions may be directed to

NMSU is a public, land-grant, Hispanic-Serving Institution located in Las Cruces, NM. The Department of Biology offers undergraduate majors in Biology, Genetics, Microbiology and Conservation Ecology as well as MS and PhD programs. Opportunities exist to participate in externally funded faculty development programs such as the NM-INBRE and U54 PARC program. For more information see:

NMSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All offers of employment are contingent upon the verification of information required by federal law, state law and NMSU policies/procedures, which may include the completion of a criminal history check.


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