Rice University, Office of Faculty Development

Position ID:RiceU-Office of Faculty Development-ASSIS2 [#19320]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Bioengineering
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Houston, Texas 77005, United States [map]
Subject Area: Bioengineering
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2021/08/26)
Position Description:    

TENURE-TRACK FACULTY OPENING http://www.rice.edu/

https://bioengineering.rice.edu

http://sspb.rice.edu/

Rice University seeks a faculty member in the Bioengineering department at the assistant professor level, starting as early as July 1, 2022, in the area of synthetic biology. Successful candidates will lead a dynamic, innovative, and independent research program supported by external funding, and they will excel in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, while embracing and contributing to Rice’s culture of diversity and inclusive excellence.

This search will consider applicants from all engineering and science disciplines. Ideal candidates will pursue research using experimental and/or theoretical approaches that are interdisciplinary. Rice is committing significant resources to growth in synthetic biology, building upon our existing nucleus of researchers, who are connected through the Systems, Synthetic, and Physical Biology graduate program.

Candidates whose research program synergizes with and extends current synthetic biology research at Rice are of particular interest. Examples of such areas include, but are not limited to engineering cells to produce chemicals or materials, engineering cellular ecosystems in situ, genome-scale engineering, or engineering cells for therapeutic applications.

Qualifications Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree and outstanding potential in research and teaching. We particularly encourage applications from women, members of historically underrepresented groups, and others with diverse cultural experiences and demonstrated achievements in and commitment to mentoring and advising members of a diverse student population.

Application Instructions To apply, please submit the following materials: (1) cover letter, including the names and contact information for three references, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) research statement - 3 pages, (4) teaching philosophy statement - 1 page, and (5) diversity statement - 1 page.

Application review will commence no later than October 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

Rice University Standard of Civility Serves as a representative of the University, displaying courtesy, tact, consideration and discretion in all interactions with other members of the Rice community and with the public.


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Office of Faculty Development MS 105
P.O. Box 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892

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