Assistant Professor, Molecular Biology

Location
Princeton, New Jersey (US)
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Aug 10, 2016
Closes
Nov 03, 2016
Ref
Requisition #1600630
Result Type
Jobs
Position Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Biology

The Molecular Biology Department at Princeton University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor Level. We seek candidates working on fundamentally important biological questions, broadly defined. Applicants with expertise in electron microscopy of macromolecules, immunity and other areas are encouraged to apply. We seek faculty members who will create a climate that embraces excellence and diversity, with a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring that will enhance the work of the department and attract and retain students of all races, nationalities, and genders.

The University has a strong commitment to interdisciplinary studies, especially in the areas of systems biology, imaging, genomics, quantitative biology and engineering. The Department of Molecular Biology, together with the University, recently built a state-of-the-art center for cryo-EM structure determination equipped with several high-end microscopes. The Department has a cutting edge cell microscopy facility, X-ray facility, synchrotron access, biophysics core facility, high-level computing, imaging, and mass spectrometry facilities, high-throughput sequencing facility, and a state of the art vivarium.

All applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants must have an excellent record of research productivity and demonstrate the potential for developing a creative independent research program.  Applications must be submitted online at http://jobs.princeton.edu, requisition #1600630 and must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a concise summary of research interests.  We also require the name and contact information for three references.   All materials must be submitted as PDF files, and preference will be given to candidates who apply by November 1, 2016.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

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