Multiple Faculty Positions in the Department of Biological Sciences
University of Delaware
The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Delaware (www.bio.udel.edu) invites applications for multiple tenure-track assistant professor-level positions from individuals who study important questions in biology and are committed to establishing robust research programs. Applicants must have a doctoral or equivalent degree, postdoctoral experience, documented evidence of high-quality research productivity, and a strong commitment to both research and teaching.
The successful candidate is expected to: 1) develop and maintain a nationally recognized, externally funded research program; 2) train BS, MS and PhD students; and 3) teach undergraduate and graduate level courses. Candidates using cutting-edge approaches to address fundamental questions in biology, including but not limited to cell biology, computational biology and bioinformatics, cellular biophysics, developmental biology, microbiology, physiology, and evolutionary biology, are encouraged to apply.
The Department of Biological Sciences (https://www.bio.udel.edu/) has outstanding facilities and support, including a vibrant collaborative research and teaching community, and consists of 30 faculty whose strengths include the molecular and cellular basis underlying the mechanisms of human diseases using various model systems. Current faculty have research interests ranging from microbiology and developmental biology, to cell signaling. The Department has a robust graduate program with around 80 graduate students in its MS/PhD program. The University offers a highly interactive multidisciplinary scientific environment with state-of-the-art core facilities in bioimaging, genomics, bioinformatics, proteomics and other areas (www.dbi.udel.edu/resources-and-facilities/core-facilities). The University offers a competitive salary and start-up package.
Applicants are asked to submit PDF documents for: a) cover letter; b) statement of current and long-term research plans; c) statement of teaching philosophy; d) curriculum vitae; and e) names and contact information for three professional references. Questions can be directed to Melanie Stille (firstname.lastname@example.org), administrative assistant, or to Drs. Fidelma Boyd (email@example.com) or Salil Lachke (firstname.lastname@example.org), co-Chairs of the Faculty Search Committee, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until Monday October 14th for full consideration. Positions will remain open until filled. The University provides assistance to candidates with dual career needs.
Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check.The University of Delaware is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All genders, persons of all racial and ethnic groups, and persons with a disability are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 494180
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