Assistant Professor in Biology

Rutgers The State University of New Jersey

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The application package should include, in a single pdf file: (1) A one-page Cover Letter outlining relevance of research experience and interests to position description, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) Statement of current and proposed research plan (three page maximum), and (4) contact information for three references.

Position Details

Recruitment/Posting Title Assistant Professor

Department NJMS-Cancer Center

Salary Commensurate With Experience

Posting Summary

Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS), Center for Cell Signaling, and the Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) are jointly recruiting multiple junior to mid-level tenure-track faculty in all aspects of biology, including cancer and cancer immunology, stem cell biology, aging, structural biology, radiation effects, and metabolic/degenerative diseases that will complement and expand growing programs in basic and translational research. Recruited faculty will be expected to establish an innovative, independent and collaborative research program addressing significant and fundamental questions. NJMS areas of excellence include; brain injury and stroke, oncology, cardiovascular biology, immunology and infectious disease, neuroscience, and stem cells and regeneration. Interdisciplinary and translational approaches that establish collaborations with the Center for Immunity and Inflammation (CII), the CINJ consortium faculty, as well as faculty on the Newark and New Brunswick campuses are encouraged.

Faculty members will hold joint appointments in one or more academic or clinical departments, including the Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, The Department of Medicine, The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine, The Department of Pharmacology, Physiology & Neuroscience, and The Department of Radiology. Faculty may also have joint appointments at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, one of only 45 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, and the only such center in New Jersey. CINJ is a leader in basic, translational, population, and clinical cancer research and cancer treatment (www.cinj.org).

Individuals with expertise in structural biology, please clearly indicate this on your application.

Posting Number 20FA0068

Minimum Education and Experience

Qualified candidates must have a doctoral degree (MD, PhD, MD/PhD, or equivalent), outstanding academic credentials, and have completed a postdoctoral fellowship or be a candidate for the NIH Director’s Early Independence Award. In addition, applicants must have demonstrated ability to obtain extramural funding for translational research. Rank will be commensurate with experience. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The recently announced extension of the Rutgers Faculty Diversity Hiring Initiative highlights Rutgers financial commitment to attracting and retaining a world-class faculty that embodies our dedication to diversity and inclusion.

Special Instructions to Applicants

The application package should include, in a single pdf file: (1) A one-page Cover Letter outlining relevance of research experience and interests to position description, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) Statement of current and proposed research plan (three page maximum), and (4) contact information for three references.

Quick Link to Posting http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/110080

Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)

Home Location Campus Newark (RBHS)

Location Details

New Jersey Medical School, Center for Cell Signaling

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of Professional References (contact Info)
  • Research Statement
  • Optional Documents