Biology Department, Brandeis University

Position ID:Brandeis-BIOL-ASST [#7961]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Biology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Waltham, Massachusetts 02453, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biology / Cell Biology
Appl Deadline:2016/11/01 finished (posted 2016/09/15, finished 2017/05/25, listed until 2017/03/15)
Position Description:    

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

The Biology Department at Brandeis University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position, at the level of Assistant Professor and beginning Fall 2017, from individuals conducting innovative research in any area of cell biology. We seek candidates with a demonstrated record of original achievement and a commitment to excellence in research, training and teaching. We welcome candidates using any cellular system and investigating cell biological problems at any level. Areas of emphasis may include, but are not limited to, cell architecture, cell motility, cell division and morphogenesis, organelle function, intracellular trafficking, and compartmentalization. The research environment at Brandeis is highly collaborative both within and between departments, and we seek colleagues who will complement and extend our existing strengths. Brandeis offers the opportunity to perform world-class research in the setting of a small liberal arts university. The campus is located 7 miles from Boston, and is part of the vibrant research community of the greater Boston area.

Brandeis recognizes that diversity in its student body, staff and faculty is important to its primary mission of providing a quality education. The search committee is therefore particularly interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching and/or service experiences, will increase Brandeis’ reputation for academic excellence and better prepare its students for a pluralistic society.

Brandeis University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to supporting a culturally diverse intellectual community. Applications are particularly encouraged from applicants of groups underrepresented in the sciences.

To apply, please provide the following:

1. Cover letter,

2. CV,

3. Summary of research accomplishments to date, and goals for future independent research (3-4 pages max),

4. Up to 4 publications, and

5. 3 letters of reference.

Please submit the above materials to AcademicJobsOnline at Application screening will begin November 1, 2016. Following an initial evaluation by the search committee, finalists will be invited to visit the campus to discuss their research and to meet with faculty and students/postdocs. Additional inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the search committee, Bruce Goode (

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Further Info:
Search Committee Chair
Cell Biology Search
Department of Biology - MS 013
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453

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