All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, protected veteran, or disability status.
The Department of Biology at Washington University in St. Louis (http://www.wubio.wustl.edu) invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor from candidates whose research employs computational and/or genomic scale approaches to answer important biological questions. We seek an innovative and accomplished scientist whose research program will complement and diversify existing departmental areas including epigenetics in plant/animal/microbial systems, developmental biology, and evolution. The successful candidate will have an appointment at the appropriate rank in the Department of Biology depending on qualifications and is expected to establish an externally funded research program. Contributions to both undergraduate and graduate teaching and research mentoring are essential. Duties will also include serving as a formal advisor to select undergraduate students, and participating in departmental committees and university service.
Qualifications for Assistant Professor include a PhD degree in a related field and strong research, mentoring and teaching credentials. Qualifications for Associate or Full Professor include all of the above requirements and a program of research and publications expected of a tenured position.
Competitive start-up funding, laboratory development resources and ancillary support commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and needs are available with this position.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Applications received before October 1, 2016 will receive full consideration. Consideration after October 1 will be at the discretion of the search committee.
Applicants should submit the following materials in a single pdf file format: cover letter; current curriculum vitae; separate statements of research and teaching interests; and the names and contact information of three individuals who can serve as references upon request.
Application materials must be submitted electronically as one PDF to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions regarding the search process should be directed to Kenneth Olsen(email@example.com),Chair of the Search Committee.
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