University of North Carolina at Charlotte: Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences

The Department of Biological Sciences (DBS) at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in the biological sciences or related fields with expertise in cancer biology. Candidates are expected to demonstrate proficiency in their specialty by a record of postdoctoral training, peer-reviewed publications, and current extramural funding or plans for an extramurally funded research program. Special consideration will be given to applicants with expertise in state-of-the-art proteomic, genomic, and/or metabolomic approaches. Candidates are expected to have the ability to engage with students in a diverse academic environment. Previous teaching and mentoring experience is highly desirable. This position will be part of a larger effort to build research programs within a central theme of “Integrated Health and Environmental Research” and will be expected to complement “Big Data” and/or “Protein Function” research groups that are being developed in collaboration with other academic units within the university.

The department supports BS, BA, MS (thesis & non-thesis) and PhD programs with a diverse body of faculty and students, and prides itself with hands-on training of its students. The successful candidate will contribute to the teaching of our undergraduate and graduate curricula with a focus on cancer physiology in a cell biological context and/or population-level genetic processes in animal systems. Finalists will be asked to discuss how their qualifications, experience, and professional background prepares them to incorporate diversity and inclusion into their teaching, research, and service activities during their screening.

Candidates must apply online at jobs.uncc.edu, position number 006135. Please provide a complete curriculum vita, philosophy statements for research and teaching in an ethnically diverse environment, contact information for three references, and three representative publications. Screening of applications will begin December 15, 2017, and continue until the positions are filled. The expected start date is August 15, 2018.

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. The department and college strongly support student and faculty diversity that includes, but is not limited to, ability/disability, age, culture, ethnicity, gender identity, language, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status.

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last updated 20-Nov-2017