Faculty Position in the Feinberg School of Medicine and Center for Synthetic Biology

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The Center for Synthetic Biology and Department of Cell & Developmental Biology at
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine invites applications for a full-time
tenure track Investigator at the rank of Assistant Professor. Responsibilities include
establish an extramurally funded basic or translational research program that applies
synthetic biological approaches. Ideal candidates should also demonstrate strong
communication and leadership skills, and actively contribute to the rapidly growing Center
for Synthetic Biology. Formally launched in 2016, the Center for Synthetic Biology
represents a university-wide initiative to formalize and grow synthetic biology as a
research theme.
Qualified candidates will have a Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D. or M.D. degree, significant research
experience, and evidence of sustainable extramural funding. We enthusiastically invite
applications from women and underrepresented minority groups. Salary is
commensurate with experience. The start date is negotiable and the position will remain
open until filled.
When applying, please upload a cover letter describing your interest and alignment with
the position, your CV, and a research statement (not longer than 5 pages).
Please read ALL instructions and make preparations before proceeding to the application page:
• Applications will only be accepted via online submission (see link below).
• Please prepare all documents in advance as Adobe PDF files, and please be sure all information
is entered correctly and accurately (especially names and email addresses), as there will be no
opportunity for online revision after your application has been submitted.
• All required fields in the application form are marked with an asterisk and must be filled before
clicking the “Submit” button.
• Be aware that incomplete applications cannot be saved.
To apply: https://facultyrecruiting.northwestern.edu/apply/NzMw
Review of received applications will start November 15, 2019.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes,
including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with
disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United
States.