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Assistant / Associate Professor - Cancer Biology

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Nov 14, 2023
The Department of Biology at North Carolina A&T State University, College of Science and Technology, invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the field of Cancer Biology, starting preferably in August 2024. The appointment is expected to be at the assistant professor level but an appointment at a higher rank might be considered for exceptionally qualified applicants. In particular, the Department is seeking a qualified candidate who can develop a collaborative and innovative research program in the areas of cancer research in relation to animal models and therapy, molecular biology and signal transduction, systems biology, cancer genetics and precision medicine, tumor virology, drug development and target validation, or epigenetics and related areas relevant to tumorigenesis with a focus on reducing cancer health disparities.
The hired faculty is expected to show commitment to teaching excellence. She/he is expected to engage in culturally responsive teaching, teach Biology courses at the graduate and under-graduate level, develop courses and curricula, direct students in research, and provide service to the University and community.

The ideal candidate will develop and maintain a vigorous research program in cancer biology, secure extramural funding, and direct the research activities of PhD and MS students in applied biological science and related areas. Mentoring undergraduate students is also expected. A candidate whose teaching and research efforts promote the mission of the Biology Department and the strategic vision of the College of Science and Technology (COST) as well as the University is highly desired. Collaboration with colleagues from the sciences, mathematics, and technology areas is encouraged.

North Carolina A&T State University and the College of Science and Technology are committed to expanding diversity and enhancing inclusion by promoting and cultivating a rich exchange of ideas and broad cultural awareness. The selected candidate is expected to foster understanding, appreciation, respect and values that embrace diversity and inclusivity on campus and in the broader community.

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