Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Cell and Molecular Biology

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA
Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Cell and Molecular Biology

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Aug 28, 2023



The Cell and Molecular Biology Department in the School of Science and Engineering at Tulane University (https://sse.tulane.edu/cell) anticipates filling a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank, beginning July 1, 2024. The Cell and Molecular Biology Department has two major research focus areas, Neuroscience and Developmental/Regenerative Biology, and is one of the most successful departments at Tulane University. Targeted in this search are candidates whose research interests are in cellular and/or molecular neuroscience and who use state-of-the-art experimental approaches. The successful applicant will become a member of the highly collaborative Tulane Brain Institute that spans multiple departments and campuses.


Applicants should have a Ph.D., at least three years of postdoctoral experience, and a strong publication record. They should either have external funding or show strong potential for obtaining 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; academic year effort is apportioned at 60% research, 30% teaching, and 10% service, with summers dedicated 100% to research.  Opportunities exist for participation in and/or research collaborations with 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, the Tulane School of Medicine and the Tulane Cancer Center.  


Applicants should have a Ph.D., at least three years of postdoctoral experience, and a strong publication record. 

Application Instructions:

All applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane University is committed to creating a community and culture that foster a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We are intentionally seeking candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow.

Tulane University is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources & Institutional Equity by phone at 504-865-4748 or email hr@tulane.edu.

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