Associate Professor

Associate Professor

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Aug 26, 2021

The Department of Structural and Cellular Biology at Tulane University School of Medicine seeks outstanding applicants for multiple tenure-track or tenured associate/full professor research positions. We seek applicants with funded research programs that will complement existing strengths at Tulane including, but not limited to, cancer biology and therapeutics, sex-based biology, aging, genetics and metabolomics research. Located within the School of Medicine at the Tulane University Health Sciences Center in downtown New Orleans, Louisiana, the Department of Structural and Cellular Biology (SCB) is committed to providing a quality education for both medical and graduate students while pursuing funded research that keeps the Department at the forefront of biomedical science. The Department includes 13 full-time faculty members, adjunct faculty, and a support staff that combine to meet its educational and research goals (see more details at:


Applicants must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral degree and have an active, federally funded research program. Preference will be given to applicants with two or more active R01 or R01 equivalent grants. The successful candidate will have the ability and willingness to collaborate with other faculty in the Department and at Tulane University School of Medicine. The positions are research intensive and candidates are expected to maintain a funded research program. Competitive startup, salary and benefit packages are provided.

Application Instructions:

All applicants for faculty positions should apply electronically via Interfolio. For full consideration, applicants should submit a CV, a personal statement of their research program, and the names of at least three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.



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+, those living with disabilities, and veterans.  

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity and creating a community and culture that fosters a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO and 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, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law.  It is important to us to intentionally seek candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. 

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