Faculty Search | 2017-18

Assistant Professor of Molecular Biosciences, Tenure-Track Faculty Position at Northwestern University

The Department of Molecular Biosciences seeks to recruit a tenure-track faculty member at the level of Assistant Professor, although exceptional applicants at other ranks will be considered.  We particularly seek individuals who utilize systems or quantitative approaches to address fundamental issues in biology, or use molecular and/or genomic approaches to study evolution.  We are interested in individuals holding a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree who show significant potential for innovative scholarship, and demonstrated commitment to excellence in research and teaching in a collegial environment.

Northwestern University offers a rich and vibrant intellectual environment and state-of the-art support facilities. Appointees will join a broad, highly interactive research community that is committed to collaboration across disciplinary boundaries. The Department of Molecular Biosciences has close ties with faculty in other Weinberg College departments including Physics, Statistics, Neurobiology and Chemistry, and with the McCormick School of Engineering, the Chemistry of Life Processes Institute, the Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems and the Feinberg School of Medicine.

Applicants should submit (in PDF format) a cover letter, CV, description of research plans, and a statement of teaching interests. Applications must be submitted electronically. Please request at least three letters of recommendation; details on preparing and submitting the application can be found at the Molecular Biosciences homepage (http://www.molbiosci.northwestern.edu).  The anticipated start date is Fall of 2018.  To ensure full consideration, all materials should be submitted by November 1, 2017. Inquiries can be sent to molbioscisearch@northwestern.edu.

Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.