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Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor Recruiting

Saint Louis University - Department of Biology
Saint Louis County, Missouri
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Feb 2, 2023

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Life Sciences, Biochemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Neuroscience
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As part of a four-faculty line expansion, the Department of Biology at Saint Louis University ( invites applications for four tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor positions in the areas of Microbiology, Biochemistry, Neuroscience and Developmental Biology.

Microbiologist: research should address fundamental questions in areas including, but not limited to bacteriology, virology, mycology, microbial diversity and evolution, microbial ecology, disease ecology, host-pathogen interactions, emerging infectious disease, or antimicrobial resistance.

Biochemist: research should address fundamental questions in areas including, but not limited to, biochemistry, structural biology, enzymology, metabolism, biophysics, and/or biochemical pharmacology.

Developmental Biologist: research should address fundamental questions in areas including, but not limited to: stem cell biology, cell fate specification, aging, growth and regeneration, developmental genomics, evolution and development, and models of developmental disorders.

Neuroscientist: research should address fundamental questions in areas including, but not limited to, developmental neuroscience, neurophysiology, neuroendocrinology, neurochemistry, neuroinflammation, and/or neurodegeneration.

Successful candidates will be expected to: (a) establish an externally funded research program, and mentor both undergraduate and graduate (M.S. and Ph.D.) students; (b) support the service charge of the university; and, (c) contribute to teaching in general biology courses and courses related to their discipline.

 Excellent facilities and a competitive start-up package are provided. Many opportunities for collaboration are available on campus, with researchers at SLU School of Medicine, and at world class institutions based in Saint Louis including the Missouri Botanical Gardens, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, Saint Louis Zoo.  

Candidates must have a doctoral degree and postdoctoral experience. Demonstrated experience in diversity, equity, and inclusion is desired.

Please go to this link and search for “biology”

When prompted to upload your Resume/CV on the "My Experience" page, we ask that applicants submit the following documents: 

Cover letter (should list at least three references with contact information) 

Updated curriculum vitae 

Statement of research accomplishments and future research plans 

Statement of teaching and mentoring philosophy 

Diversity, equity, and inclusion statement 

 Application review will begin December 16 and continue until the positions are filled.

Equal opportunity/affirmative action Statement: Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.

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