Assistant Professor - The Department of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School

The Department of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School has initiated a search to identify candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. We are seeking highly motivated individuals with a demonstrated potential for creativity and excellence. Individuals studying fundamental areas in cell biology, ranging from the mechanistic analysis of cellular processes and development to the dynamics of cellular systems, are encouraged to apply. We are also interested in individuals developing new technologies to explore and visualize cell biological processes.

The ideal candidate will direct independent research and participate in graduate and medical school teaching. Our department offers a vibrant and interactive research community, with many opportunities for interactions within the broader Harvard research community. The appointment provides ample space, a highly competitive start-up package, and access to cutting-edge facilities for advanced light and electron microscopy, computational image analysis, mass spectrometry, and high-throughput small molecule and genetic screening.

Additional information about the Department of Cell Biology can be found at

Applications must be submitted online at

Please upload your CV, a three-page statement of research (consisting of a one-page summary of past research accomplishments and a two-page summary of future research plans), a 300-word summary of your most significant manuscript or published article, and the email addresses of three references. After you have finalized and approved the submission of your application materials, references will be notified via email instructing them to upload their letters of support. Please ensure that requested referees upload their support letters by the deadline.

The deadline for completed applications and submission of all reference letters is Sunday, October 2, 2016.

Harvard Medical School is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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