Tenure Track Position in Developmental, Cell and Molecular Biology in the Department of Biology, Duke University

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Assistant Professor / Associate Professor level (Tenure Track) in Developmental, Cell and
Molecular Biology in the Department of Biology, Duke University

Position Description

The Department of Biology at Duke University invites applications for two tenure-track faculty
positions at the Assistant / Associate Professor level, to start in July or August 2019. Candidates
addressing fundamental questions in the broad area of developmental, cell, and molecular
biology (DCMB) are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree: fields of interest include but are not limited to biological,
chemical, physical, and/or computational sciences. Successful candidates will bring
postdoctoral experience or its equivalent, an outstanding publication record, the potential to
develop an excellent and well-funded research program, and commitment to high quality
teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an internationally recognized
research program, contribute to teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels, and be
committed to academic activities at the department and university levels. Our department
values the ability to work together with colleagues and teach and mentor students from diverse
backgrounds and perspectives.

The application materials should include the following pdf files: a cover letter, curriculum vitae,
a two-page research summary, and a one-page teaching statement. In the application,
candidates should include a description of previous activities teaching and/or mentoring
students from different backgrounds, including underrepresented students. Letters of
recommendation from three referees should be submitted on the candidate’s behalf.
Applications and recommendation letters should be submitted electronically to Academic Jobs
Online (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12178). Applications received on or before
December 1, 2018 will be given full consideration. For more information about Duke Biology,
see biology.duke.edu.

Duke University is committed to encouraging and sustaining work and learning environments
that are free from harassment and prohibited discrimination. Duke prohibits discrimination and
harassment in the administration of both its employment and educational policies. Duke
University, located in Durham, North Carolina, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's
age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national
origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith
efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities,
and veterans.



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