Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Developmental Systems Biology University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF05817
Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Developmental Systems Biology
The Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology (MCDB), at the University of California, Los Angeles, seeks to hire an outstanding candidate for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor position with an innovative research program that leverages computational and/or experimental approaches to address fundamental questions in developmental and/or stem cell biology.
The ideal candidate will lead a creative and impactful research program that exploits intersections of developmental biology, single-cell analyses, and quantitative modeling. Areas of particular interest include: developmental cell fate decisions, reconstruction and analysis of cell lineages, spatial organization, multi-scale simulations, and theoretical developmental biology.
UCLA hosts thriving communities of stem cell and developmental biologists, computational biologists, and is well-known for collaborative studies across disciplines. Scientists in MCDB interact seamlessly with those in other departments and institutes on campus, such as the Institute for Quantitative and Computational Biosciences (QCB), the Broad Stem Cell Center, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, California Nanosystems Institute, Institute for Biological Physics, David Geffen School of Medicine, School of Engineering, etc.
The successful candidate will contribute to our undergraduate and graduate teaching missions in cell/developmental and quantitative/computational biology. We are particularly interested in candidates who have a documented interest in mentoring and other contributions to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. A PhD or equivalent degree in molecular, cell, or developmental biology, genetics, biochemistry, bioengineering, physics, mathematics, or computer science or related fields.
Questions regarding the position should be sent to William Lowry at email@example.com. The following materials should be submitted online: (1) a cover letter, (2) CV, (3) research statement, including past accomplishments and future plans, (4) a teaching statement, (5) a statement describing the applicant's accomplishments and commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion (6) up to 3 key papers exemplifying the applicant's research accomplishments, and (7) three reference letters. Individuals with history and commitment to mentoring students from under-represented groups in the sciences are encourage to apply. Submit materials to https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF05817. Accepting submissions as of September 1, 2020.
As UCLA is California's largest university with a diverse student body, we encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a commitment to mentoring students from backgrounds traditionally under-represented in the sciences.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy (http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct).
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.