Yale University

Assistant Professor - Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

The Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology (MCDB) at Yale University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2023. The Department welcomes applications from candidates who investigate any biological system and who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community of scholars. We are particularly interested in candidates pioneering research at the interface of biology, the physical sciences and technology development, which include synthetic biology, genomic sciences, gene editing, and stem cell biology. We also encourage applications from anyone whose interests synergize with the broad interests of the MCDB faculty that include plant biology, developmental biology, neurobiology, cell biology, microbiology, molecular biology, chemical biology, genetics, and biotechnology. MCDB is committed to diversifying our faculty and providing a supportive environment for success. This search is part of a larger hiring initiative to advance areas of academic priorities and expand the diversity and excellence of faculty at Yale. The MCDB department is located in a new state-of-the-art research building with exceptional facilities for carrying out a wide range of experimental and computational investigations.

A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline is required at the time of hire, as well as a proven record of outstanding research that demonstrates originality and self-motivation. Excellent communication skills for research and teaching are necessary. The successful candidate is expected to establish a dynamic research group and be an interactive member of the faculty. For more information on MCDB’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please visit: mcdb.yale.edu/diversity.

Applicants should create a profile at apply.interfolio.com/110330 and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research plans (up to 3 pages), a teaching statement, a diversity statement (evidence of contributions to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion through previous work, proposed efforts, and/or depth of understanding), and up to five papers. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of recommendation uploaded. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2022. To ensure full consideration, please submit all materials by October 31, 2022. Questions about the position can be submitted to the Search Committee at mcdb.businessoffice@yale.edu. (NOTE: Interviews and Talks will be part of a two-day symposium scheduled for January 11 – 12, 2023.)

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

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Last updated: 2022-08-29