As part of the Vision for the Second Century (V2C2), which is focused on investments in research excellence, Rice University in Houston, Texas seeks faculty members, preferably at the assistant professor level, starting as early as July 1, 2021, in all areas of theoretical biological physics. Outstanding candidates at higher rank would be considered. Successful candidates will lead dynamic, innovative, and independent research programs supported by external funding, and will excel in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, while embracing Rice's culture of excellence and diversity.
This search will consider applicants from all science and engineering disciplines. Ideal candidates will pursue research with strong intellectual overlap with physics, chemistry, biosciences, bioengineering, chemical and biomolecular engineering, or other related disciplines. Applicants pursuing all styles of theory and computation integrating the physical and life sciences are encouraged to apply.
To apply, please submit the following materials: (1) cover letter, including the names and contact information for three references, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) research statement (up to 5 pages), (4) statement of teaching philosophy (up to 2 pages) and (5) diversity statement (up to 1 page). For full consideration, applications should be received by November 30, 2020.
Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree and outstanding potential in research and teaching. We particularly encourage applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups who bring diverse cultural experiences and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise members of our diverse student population.
Position Status: Full-Time
Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 24468
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