The Department of Biological Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University seeks a tenure-track faculty candidate in Synthetic Biology. Specific areas of interest include Metabolic Engineering, Circuit Design, Cell Reprogramming, Prosthetic Gene Networks, and Microbial Community Engineering. Carnegie Mellon is strongly committed to strengthening research in intellectual hubs that include Computational Biology and Biological Science, Brain Science, Earth System and Sustainability Science, Automated Science, and Biomedical and Health Research Science. Faculty have access to facilities that include a state-of-the-art animal facility, neuroimaging and biological microscopy centers, high-performance computing clusters, and the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (see http://www.cmu.edu/bio and http://www.cnbc.cmu.edu and http://www.mbic.cmu.edu and http://psc.edu). Carnegie Mellon offers highly competitive salaries and start-up packages in an attractive urban environment.
A Ph.D. or M.D. degree along with postdoctoral research experience is required. This tenure-track appointment will preferably be made at the assistant professor level, but other levels may be considered.
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solu...tions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.