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Assistant Professor in the Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology

Harvard University - Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology
Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Commensurate with experience.
Closing date
Nov 26, 2022

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Harvard’s Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology (HSCRB) and Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) are jointly recruiting a tenure-track professor. The successful candidate will be co-located with DBMI faculty on the Harvard Medical School campus, and will join an interdisciplinary and collaborative community engaged in innovative research and teaching at the interface of biology, informatics, and medicine. The candidate will have research space for computational studies and will have ample opportunities to collaborate with HSCRB and other HMS faculty utilizing experimental approaches. We seek a candidate who employs computational methods to solve important questions at the level of molecules, cells, tissues, or organisms. Example areas of interest include, but are not limited to computational genomics, statistical genetics, computational modeling of biological systems and cell-based therapeutics, and computational protein design. Candidates with a PhD, MD, or equivalent degree, a record of significant research accomplishments, and an innovative research program in an area synergized with HSCRB and DBMI are invited to apply.

The faculty recruit will benefit from strong institutional and departmental commitment and mentorship, state-of-the-art research facilities, and a vibrant, collaborative research enterprise. This joint program brings together fundamental biology, computational approaches, and medical science to create unique scientific and educational opportunities. Appointment will be considered at the rank of assistant professor. The appointee will teach and advise undergraduate, graduate, and medical students. We offer a supportive and inclusive community and are committed to building a diverse faculty. We give full consideration to applicant from all backgrounds and strongly encourage applications from women and groups traditionally underrepresented in science. We also encourage applications from individuals with unique training backgrounds or non-traditional career tracks, broadly defined. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal ( All applications and materials must be submitted by December 1, 2022.

1.   Cover letter

2.   Curriculum Vitae

3.   Teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and practices, 1 page)

4.   Research statement (3-5 pages)

5.   Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas (1 page).

6.   Names and contact information of 3-5 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received. At least one letter must come from someone who has not served as the candidate’s undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral advisor.

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, protected veteran status, disability, genetic information, military service, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or other protected status.

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