Northwestern University

Faculty Position in Feinberg School of Medicine and Center for Synthetic Biology

The Center for Synthetic Biology and Department of Cell & Developmental Biology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine invites applications for a full-time tenure track Investigator at the rank of Assistant Professor. Responsibilities include establish an extramurally funded basic or translational research program that applies synthetic biological approaches. Ideal candidates should also demonstrate strong communication and leadership skills, and actively contribute to the rapidly growing Center for Synthetic Biology. Formally launched in 2016, the Center for Synthetic Biology represents a university-wide initiative to formalize and grow synthetic biology as a research theme.

Qualified candidates will have a Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D. or M.D. degree, significant research experience, and evidence of sustainable extramural funding. We enthusiastically invite applications from women and underrepresented minority groups. Salary is commensurate with experience.

The start date is negotiable and the position will remain open until filled.

When applying, please upload a cover letter describing your interest and alignment with the position, your CV, a research statement (not longer than 5 pages). Also upload this completed list of references form to suggest the names of individuals who could write letters of reference on your behalf.

Please read ALL instructions and make preparations before proceeding to the application page:

  • Applications will only be accepted via online submission (see link below).
  • Please prepare all documents in advance as Adobe PDF files, and please be sure all information is entered correctly and accurately (especially names and email addresses), as there will be no opportunity for online revision after your application has been submitted.
  • All required fields in the application form are marked with an asterisk and must be filled before clicking the "Submit" button.
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To apply: facultyrecruiting.northwestern.edu/apply/NzMw

Review of received applications will start November 15, 2019.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

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Last updated: 2019-10-22