Molecular Biology & Genetics, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-MBG-DEVBIOASSTASSOC [#5819, 28937]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Developmental Biology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Developmental Biology
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2015/08/04, finished 2016/06/06, listed until 2016/02/04)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Assistant/Associate Professor of Developmental Biology Tenure Track-9 month Academic Year Appointment Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Cornell University Ithaca, NY 14853 The Department invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate professor level. We seek outstanding candidates who use cutting-edge technologies to study fundamental problems in developmental biology in vertebrates or invertebrates. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: cell specification and plasticity, pluripotency, morphogenesis and tissue homeostasis. The successful candidate is expected to develop a vibrant, externally-funded research program, and to participate actively in undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentoring. Cornell University provides a rich and collaborative research environment with outstanding imaging, genomics, proteomics and stem cell core facilities. Position will be 70% Research and 30% Teaching. An advanced degree (Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent) and 2-3 years of postgraduate training are required.


SALARY AND BENEFITS: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. An attractive fringe benefit package is included.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Electronically submit online to a curriculum vitae (highlighting up to 5 publications with title and abstract), a research plan (2-3 pages) and teaching interests (1 page). In addition, applicants must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted concurrently with the other application materials. Application review begins on October 1, 2015. Administrative questions can be addressed by Robin Lampman at

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Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Molecular Biology & Genetics
107 Biotech Building
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

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