Assistant Professor in Developmental or Cell Biology

Princeton, NJ
Aug 08, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Princeton University

The Molecular Biology Department at Princeton University invites applications in Developmental or Cell Biology for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. We are seeking an outstanding investigator using innovative approaches and a multicellular model system to address fundamental biological questions. Princeton University has a strong commitment to interdisciplinary studies with biological research on campus spanning multiple departments. Information about the Molecular Biology Department and associated programs can be found at We seek faculty members who will create a climate that embraces excellence and diversity, with a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring that will enhance the work of the department and attract and retain a diverse student body, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent advanced degree, an excellent record of research productivity, and demonstrate the ability to develop a creative independent research program. Applications must be submitted online at and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a two-page summary of current and proposed research, and three letters of recommendation. All materials must be submitted as PDF files. Preference will be given to candidates who apply by October 31, 2017. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.