Two Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology, Department of Biology, Washington University in St. Louis

The Department of Biology at Washington University seeks colleagues working in Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology to fill two tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level.  Exceptional candidates at the Associate Professor level will also be considered.  We are interested in candidates who employ innovative approaches to conduct research in one or more of the following areas - biochemical systems, plant science, developmental controls, and/or genome biology.  Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in an appropriate area, significant research accomplishments, and a dedication to excellence in graduate and undergraduate education.  Successful candidates will provide strengths complementary to other areas of life sciences already represented in Biology and at Washington University.  Extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary research are available within the broader life science community at Washington University and other St. Louis institutions.

Successful candidates will become a part of a dynamic Biology Department at Washington University.  Successful candidates will be expected to develop an externally funded and internationally recognized research program and to contribute significantly to both undergraduate and graduate curricula through teaching and mentoring students and to participate fully in Departmental, College, and University activities.  Graduate education in life sciences is administered through the Washington University Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences (DBBS) ( Diversity and inclusion are core values at Washington University, and the strong candidate will demonstrate the ability to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse array of students can learn and thrive. 

Review of applications will begin 1 February 2021.  Applications will be accepted until the search concludes.  Please provide a cover letter, curriculum vita, research and teaching statements, diversity statement, reprints of three papers, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted through Interfolio

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