Rice University, Office of Faculty Development

Position ID:RiceU-Office of Faculty Development-ASSIS1_2023 [#25333]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Biosciences
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Houston, Texas 77005, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Biological Sciences
Appl Deadline: finished (2023/08/14, finished 2024/02/20)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professor in BioSciences: The Department of BioSciences at Rice University (https://biosciences.rice.edu/) invites applications for three tenure-track, assistant professor positions to begin July 1, 2024. Rice University is a private research university located in Houston, Texas and is a member of the Texas Medical Center.

Research in the BioSciences Department at Rice University leverages quantitative approaches to study biological systems using both bottom-up and top-down experimental procedures. We particularly welcome applications in neurosciencebiophysical and structural biology, and synthetic biology, including scholars who leverage computational biology approaches in each of these areas. We seek applicants with research programs that will complement the existing research in the BioSciences department. The successful candidate will lead a dynamic, innovative, and independent research program supported by external funding and will teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Rice University seeks to expand access, diversity, and inclusion. These aims have long been a part of the university’s strategic designs (see, Vision for the Second Century), and they will continue moving forward. In this spirit, we welcome applicants who have the skills, knowledge, and commitment to mentor all members of our diverse student population, including applicants of all genders, members of historically underrepresented groups, and others who exemplify diverse cultural experiences. Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree in a biological science or a relevant field of natural science or engineering (or have completed the requirements for a PhD by July 1, 2024).

To apply, please submit the following materials online at http://apply.interfolio.com/130021: (1) cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) research statement (3 pages max); (4) statement of teaching philosophy (2 pages max); (5) diversity statement (2 pages max); and (6) contact information for three references. Application review will commence October 31, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information, please contact the search chair, Dr. Daniel Wagner: dswagner@rice.edu.

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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Postal Mail:
Rice University
Office of Faculty Development MS 105
P.O. Box 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892