Job no: 503501
Position Type: Faculty Full Time
Campus: UMass Boston
Date opened: Eastern Daylight Time
Assistant Professor in Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology at UMass Boston
The Department of Biology at the University of Massachusetts Boston seeks applicants for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor who studies complex physiological systems or networks, preferably using a systems biology approach, to begin September 1, 2020. Specific areas could be pathophysiology, metabolism, hormone or cell signaling, or related topics. The successful applicant is expected to establish an externally funded research program, direct the research of students at the doctoral, masters and undergraduate levels, and interact with a dynamic group of molecular, cell, and developmental biologists. The successful candidate’s lab will be located in the new Integrated Science Complex, which houses the Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy.
Applicants must have a PhD and professional experience in molecular biology, network, and/or systems biology. We welcome candidates who utilize creative experimental approaches including functional genomics, bioinformatics, proteomics, metabolomics, or in-vitro biochemistry. We are particularly interested in those whose research will complement our existing strengths in cell, microbial, and developmental biology. Commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels is expected and those applying innovative pedagogical approaches are encouraged to apply.
Please include a statement of teaching, research interests and goals, curriculum vitae, and 3-5 representative reprints. Applicants should also include contact information for three references.
For further information, visit the Biology Department website at http://www.umb.edu/academics/csm/biology or contact Chair of Search Committee, Linda Huang at firstname.lastname@example.org or Rick Kesseli, Chair of Biology at email@example.com.
Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
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