Cell Biology Faculty Position

University of Pittsburgh Cell Biology
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Commensurate with education and experience
Closing date
Jan 19, 2024

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Life Sciences, Cell Biology, Cancer Research
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Cell Biology Faculty Position

The Department of Cell Biology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine seeks applications for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure stream) or Associate Professor (tenured). Ideal candidates will have a strong record of research accomplishments in the broad area of cell biology, with research programs that will add diversity to the department as well as synergize with existing strengths in the wider School of Medicine, including over 60 institutes and centers for specialized research. Examples include (but are not limited to) cancer biology, cardiovascular medicine, renal physiology, pulmonary medicine, regenerative medicine, and aging. Individuals with interests in protein and lipid trafficking, intracellular signaling, cytoskeleton, cellular organization, systems cell biology and advanced imaging modalities will align well with existing strengths in the department and are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates should also convey a capacity to contribute to the teaching and service missions of the department and university. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or an equivalent degree in the field of biological sciences. The necessary qualifications/years of experience required for Assistant Professor level is a PhD or equivalent degree, at least 3 years of post-doctoral training. The necessary qualifications/years of experience required for Associate Professor level is a PhD or equivalent degree, at least 5 years as tenure-track or tenured Assistant or Associate Professor in an academic institution.

Successful candidates will join an interactive, interdisciplinary group of faculty, students, and fellows, and enjoy access to the state-of-the-art equipment and facilities at the University of Pittsburgh. Generating over $675 million from NIH grants, the University of Pittsburgh ranked 3rd in the nation for NIH funding and exceeded $1 billion in external expenditures for research in FY2022.

To apply, please go to join.pitt.edu, select Faculty Positions, and search for requisition number 23008551 in the keyword search. Upload curriculum vitae, e-mail addresses of three references, and statements of research interests, teaching philosophy and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.


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