Stony Brook University, Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Position ID:SBU-Biochem-APBMB [#23035]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Tenure-Track)
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Stony Brook, New York 11794, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Molecular Biology
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/09/29, finished 2023/05/03)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Tenure-Track)

Location: Stony Brook, New York
Open Date: Sep 23, 2022
Deadline: Nov 23, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology at Stony Brook University invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the level of Assistant Professor. Candidates doing innovative work in biochemistry, molecular biology, or cell and developmental biology are encouraged to apply. We particularly welcome applications from candidates exploring the molecular mechanisms of infectious disease. With faculty in both the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine, the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology is an active, collaborative community of scholars with broad research interests dedicated to both scientific discovery and education at undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate levels. Beyond the Department, there are opportunities for collaboration with other research programs including the Stony Brook Center for Infectious Disease, the Stony Brook Cancer Center, the Laufer Center for Physical and Quantitative Biology, and the Institute for Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery. In addition, the University maintains professionally staffed core facilities to support research including proteomics, next generation sequencing and microscopy.


Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. in biochemistry, molecular biology, or a closely related field, as well as at least two years of postdoctoral experience. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in innovative research and have a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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Special Notes:

Tenure Track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. To qualify for tenure faculty appointment, the candidate must meet the criteria established by the School of Medicine (School of Medicine's Criteria for Appointment, Promotion and Tenure).

Anticipated Start Date: September 1, 2023.

Campus Description:

Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine, represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare -- as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 624 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region. In the Medical and Research Translation (MART) building, two floors are occupied by Stony Brook University Cancer Center’s outpatient services, and four floors are devoted to cancer research. Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential core values at Stony Brook Medicine. We believe we do our best and most impactful work when we leverage our diverse, equitable and inclusive perspectives. We are proud to recruit and hire talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences.

In response to the New York State Department of Health (DOH) regulation requiring Hospital and Nursing Home personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, candidates selected for patient care positions or positions that may come in contact with patients or patient care employees, if not already vaccinated, must be fully vaccinated or obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the DOH vaccine protocol. Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of job offer or in accordance with vaccine manufacture protocol, whichever comes later. The regulation also allows for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

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Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information,veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

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