The Department of Biological Sciences at Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the broadly defined field of cellular and molecular biology to begin September 1, 2020. Applicants using cutting-edge technology to study problems in the areas of neurobiology, developmental biology, cancer biology, or related areas are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will receive generous start-up support and laboratory space in anticipation of developing a robust, externally-funded, independent research program and contributing to the teaching mission of the department.
Responsibilities: Candidates are expected to develop an extramurally-funded active research program that will incorporate graduate and undergraduate students. Candidates must be dedicated to providing quality instruction and undertake independent scholarly activity appropriate for advancement within Rutgers University. Responsibilities also include departmental and university service with a willingness to take on administrative responsibility. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2019, and the position will remain open until filled.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Qualifications include a Ph.D. degree or equivalent and a minimum of two years of postdoctoral research experience. Applications must have a strong record of research accomplishments, as demonstrated by publications in leading peer-reviewed journals, demonstrating the ability to build a body of recognized work suitable for tenure at a research university.
Posting Number: 19FA2020
Location: Rutgers University-Newark
Internal Number: 100335
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