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Assistant Professor

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. The Department of Cell and Developmental Biology (CDB) at Vanderbilt University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek candidates who are using innovative approaches to address important and challenging problems in all aspects of cell and developmental biology, including but not limited to cancer, chemical biology, stem cell biology, structural biology, synthetic biology, and systems biology. Regardless of discipline, our principal selection criterion will be scientific excellence.

The successful candidate will join a vibrant and diverse research community. The CDB department is positioned in the top tier for NIH funding among all US medical schools, and has an exceptional faculty, with multiple productive recruits to the rank of Assistant Professor. Incoming faculty will have a supportive peer group and extensive mentoring. CDB is part of the Basic Sciences within the School of Medicine at Vanderbilt University. Vanderbilt is renowned for its state-of-the-art core facilities, and the collaborative research environment presents opportunities to interact with many premier interdisciplinary groups across both the University and Medical Center campuses. Candidates are expected to develop a strong and creative research program and participate in graduate education.

Applicants should apply to Vanderbilt through Interfolio by following this link:

Please submit a curriculum vitae, two-page research plan, and reprints of up to three recent publications, and arrange for three recommendation letters to be sent via Interfolio (information is provided in the link). Evaluation of applicants will begin November 1, 2018.

Vanderbilt University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Vanderbilt has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and particularly encourages applications from minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups.