Cleveland State University
Assistant Professor, Department of Biological,
Geological, and Environmental Sciences
Position Description: The Department of
Biological, Geological, and Environmental Sciences at Cleveland
State University invites applications for a tenure-track, full-time
Assistant Professor Position beginning August 22, 2022. This
position will complement existing strengths in cellular and
molecular biology research and our doctoral program, offered
jointly with the Lerner Research Institute of the Cleveland Clinic.
Biomedical researchers in the department maintain active research
program funded by major federal and foundation grants. We seek
candidates working on important biological problems at the cellular
and molecular level, with emphasis on computational/bioinformatics
and structural analysis of complex biological systems. Applicants
accepted for the position are eligible for membership in CSU’s
Center for Gene Regulation in Health and Disease (GRHD).
CSU is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the
faculty, staff, and student body. CSU is striving to be a
nationally recognized and student-focused public research
institution that provides accessible, affordable, and Engaged
Learning opportunities for all. Salary commensurate with
qualifications and competitive startup funds will be provided.
The applicants must have a Ph.D. in Biology or a related field,
a minimum of 3 years of post-doctoral experience, a record of
publications in peer-reviewed high-impact journals, demonstrated
potential for excellence in research and teaching, and be supported
by a current major extramural grant.
Preferred Qualifications: Candidates who best
match the position description will have a research agenda focusing
on computational/bioinformatics and structural analysis of complex
biological systems and have a successful history of receiving
extramural funding. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to
contribute through research, teaching, and/or service to the
excellence of the academic community.
The application will be accepted exclusively online at https://hrjobs.csuohio.edu/postings/15403.
For full consideration, applicants must upload the following (1) a
cover letter describing how you satisfy the minimum and preferred
qualifications; (2) your curriculum vitae; (3) a description of
research plans; (4) a statement of teaching philosophy; (5) three
representative publications; and (6) Diversity is extremely
important to CSU. In your cover letter, please explain your
experience serving diverse students and how you will make a
positive contribution to CSU’s diverse community. If you have not
had the opportunity for such experience, explain how your work will
contribute to CSU’s commitment to diversity and mission as an
urban-serving university. During the online application process,
applicants will be asked to provide names and contact information
(including email addresses) for three referees. Each of them will
be asked to upload a letter using a link emailed to them.
Preference will be given to applications submitted by February 1st,
2022. Cleveland State University is an urban campus serving a
racially, culturally, and economically diverse student body. For
any questions, please contact Dr. Girish Shukla at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Offer of employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of
the University’s verification of credentials and other information
required by law and/or University policies or practices, including
but not limited to a criminal background check.
It is the policy of Cleveland State University to provide equal
opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity and/or expressions, national origin, age, protected
veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Applications will be exclusively accepted online at https://www.csuohio.edu/hrd/hr-employment.
Mailed or emailed application materials will not be accepted.