Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry & Cell Biology

Position ID:Boston University School of Medicine-Department of Biochemistry & Cell Biology-ASSTPROF [#25282]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02118, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Life sciences / Biology
Biological Sciences
Appl Deadline: finished (2023/08/07, finished 2024/05/04, listed until 2023/10/31)
Position Description:   URMs  

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology at the Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine ( invites application for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The position comes with competitive salary, generous start-up support, and ample lab and office space. 

We are seeking scientists with a demonstrated record of productivity and scientific excellence, addressing important and challenging problems across a broad range of research areas, including, but not limited to, cell biology, systems biology, epigenetics and chromatin biology, RNA biology, and metabolism. Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, with relevant postdoctoral experience, and plans to develop a creative and independent research program. We especially welcome applications from members of all groups underrepresented in STEM. 

The successful candidate will join a welcoming and vibrant Department that in the last decade has enjoyed a major transformation in its personnel and infrastructure, including hiring new faculty members at all levels and renovation of 35,000 square feet of research space. Research currently encompasses six main themes: Development, Cell Biology, Genomics, Neuroscience, Metabolism, and Proteomics/Glycomics. 

To apply please submit: a cover letter (max 1 page), curriculum vitae including full list of publications, research statement with a description of significant research accomplishments and future research plans (max 3 pages), Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) statement highlighting the commitment to mentoring diverse trainees and contributing to increasing inclusiveness and diversity in the Department (max 1 page), and names and email addresses of three persons who will provide letters of recommendation (to be submitted online by the reference writers).

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis through the Fall until the position is filled. Please direct email queries to

Boston University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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Further Info:
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72 E Concord St
Boston, MA 02118