Faculty Positions in the Department of Biological Sciences

Location
Newark, DE
Posted
Apr 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Delaware

University of Delaware: College of Arts & Sciences: Biological Sciences
Location: Newark, DE

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Delaware (www.bio.udel.edu) is seeking applications for tenure-track assistant professors from individuals who study important questions in biology and are committed to establishing robust research programs. Applicants must have a doctoral or equivalent degree, postdoctoral experience, documented evidence of high quality research productivity, and a strong commitment to both research and teaching.

The successful candidate is expected to: 1) develop and maintain a nationally recognized, externally funded research program; 2) train BS, MS and PhD students; and 3) teach undergraduate and graduate level courses. Candidates whose research synergizes with current university research strengths in genomics/metagenomics, microbiology, cellular and developmental biology, cancer biology, cardiovascular biology, ophthalmology, musculoskeletal biology, and/or tissue engineering are encouraged to apply. Faculty will be provided with a competitive salary and start-up package.

The Department of Biological Sciences has outstanding facilities and support, including a vibrant collaborative research and teaching community, and consists of 30 faculty members with research interests ranging from molecular biology, genetics, and developmental biology to cell signaling. The Department graduate program currently has 80 graduate students in its MS/PhD program. The University offers a highly interactive multidisciplinary scientific environment with state-of-the-art core facilities in bioimaging, genomics, bioinformatics, proteomics and other areas (www.dbi.udel.edu/resources-and-facilities/core-facilities).


Application Instructions

Applicants should upload: a) a cover letter; b) a statement of current and long-term research plans; c) a statement of teaching philosophy; d) a curriculum vitae; and e) names and contact information for three professional references. Any questions can be directed to Tina Fontana (tfontana@udel.edu ) or to Dr. Salil Lachke (salil@udel.edu), Chair, Faculty Search Committee, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. Review of applications will begin on receipt and continue until October 7th for full consideration. Positions will remain open until filled.



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