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Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Cell and Molecular Biology

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

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Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Cell and Molecular Biology

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Sep 13, 2022


The Department of Cell and Molecular Biology at Tulane University anticipates filling a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank, beginning July 1, 2023. The Cell and Molecular Biology Department has two major research directions: developmental biology and neuroscience and is one of the most highly funded departments at Tulane University ( In this search, we target candidates whose research interests focus on cellular/molecular neuroscience using cutting-edge approaches.

Applicants should have a Ph.D., at least 3 years of postdoctoral experience, a strong publication record, and have or show strong potential for obtaining external funding. The successful applicant will be expected to establish a vigorous, independent research program and to participate in graduate and undergraduate teaching, with particular emphasis on research; effort is apportioned at 60% research, 30% teaching, and 10% service.  Opportunities exist for research collaborations with, and participation in, the Tulane Brain Institute, the Neuroscience Program, the Greater New Orleans Society for Neuroscience, the Tulane National Primate Research Center, the Tulane Center for Aging, and the Tulane Cancer Center.  


Applicants should have a Ph.D., at least 3 years of postdoctoral experience, a strong publication record, and have or show strong potential for obtaining external funding.

Application Instructions:

All applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interests and three letters of recommendation.  Review of applications will begin November 30, 2022 and will continue until the position is 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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