Assistant/Associate Professor

Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 15, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Cell Biology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. For this position, we seek outstanding individuals who are addressing fundamental problems in cell biology or development, using genetic, molecular, biochemical, cellular, biophysical or integrative systems approaches. The Department of Cell Biology is one of nine departments in the Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences (IBBS) at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Cell Biology faculty participate in the umbrella Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology Graduate Program, one of the foremost multidisciplinary graduate programs in the country. Faculty are also members of different centers within IBBS that draw from multiple departments to bring together individuals with shared research interests. The Department values collaborative, interdisciplinary exploration of cells in tissues, organs, and intact organisms. To learn more about the research programs of individual faculty in the department, please visit our web site at .

Candidates should have a PhD or MD, postdoctoral experience, and a strong publication record. The successful candidate is expected to develop an independent, exciting research program, to display a commitment to excellence in teaching by participating in graduate and medical student teaching, and to demonstrate a commitment to promoting a diverse and inclusive biomedical community.

Applicants should upload the following documents: cover letter (optional), curriculum vitae, summary of research accomplishments, PDFs of two most significant papers, statement of research plans, and statement detailing how their experience, teaching, service and/or scholarship will advance the department’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and support the success of trainees from backgrounds underrepresented in science. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be uploaded by the deadline of October 15, 2021.

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The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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