Research Assistant Professor

Research Assistant Professor

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Sep 11, 2019

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Tulane University School of Medicine is seeking applications for a faculty position at the rank of Research Assistant Professor. The Department seeks outstanding investigators employing a combination of genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology, and genomics to investigate basic mechanisms in Drosophila development and tumorigenesis. Attention will be paid particularly to applicants who has extensive experience using the Drosophila model system.

Successful applicants are expected to join Professor Wu-Min Deng’s research group and participate in projects funded by NIH and NSF, as well as develop new projects. Responsibilities will include supervising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students and contributing in grant and manuscript writing.


Qualifications include a PhD with at least three years of postdoctoral training.

Application Instructions:

Candidates must apply in Interfolio and provide the following materials for submission: cover letter, curriculum vitae, short (2-3 page) description of current and proposed research and names and contact information of three references.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane is actively building a campus culture grounded in our values of EDI and anti-racism. We seek and welcome candidate applications from historically underrepresented groups, such as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), women, LGBTQ+, and those living with disabilities as well as veterans. 

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.

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