Tenure-track faculty positions in Cell Biology, Development and Neuroscience Emory University School of Medicine.
The Department of Cell Biology at Emory University School of Medicine is seeking outstanding applicants to fill two (2) tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level to complement broad interests in cell biology, developmental biology and neuroscience (http://cellbio.emory.edu).
One of these positions will have a specific focus on mechanisms of neurological disease. Competitive applicants will have a strong postdoctoral publication record and a demonstrated ability to obtain extramural funding, and will be expected to build a vigorous research program.
Recruits will also participate in classroom instruction of medical and graduate students, and contribute to a robust program of graduate-level research training that has placed Emory at the top of US national rankings for predoctoral NIH funding. We offer competitive salary, benefits and start-up funds, and extensive opportunities for collaboration both within Emory and with neighboring institutions, including the Centers for Disease Control and Georgia Tech.
The Atlanta area is a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan hub with a lush tree canopy and a mild climate that adds to quality of life.
The Department of Cell Biology currently has twelve full-time tenure/track faculty members with diverse research interests in areas of protein and RNA trafficking, cytoskeletal and motor biology, cell adhesion, cell signaling, ion channels, cell polarity, synapse and tissue development, epigenetics, gene expression, and study of human disease. Our research utilizes multiple genetic model organisms and employs multidisciplinary approaches to study basic science and disease mechanisms, and is further enhanced by relationships with the Laboratory for Translational Cell Biology and the Emory Chemical Biology Discovery Center.
The Department is positioned to undergo substantial growth under new leadership and will offer competitive start-up, modern laboratory space and access to core facilities, including a state of the art integrated microscopy facility.
Applications should consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research accomplishments and future goals (limit 2 pages), a brief statement of teaching expertise and interests, and the names and contact information for three references.
Emory University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran employer.