Employment Opportunity

Stanford University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Developmental Biology in the Beckman Center for Molecular and Genetic Medicine in the School of Medicine. We are particularly interested in candidates who will establish a vigorous and innovative research program studying fundamental biological processes in any experimental system. We also expect the successful candidate to participate in teaching advanced courses for graduate and medical students. 

We view Developmental Biology in the broadest sense, encompassing Microbes to Humans and employing a wide-variety of molecular and genetic approaches as well as systems level biology, engineering, and computational science. Current faculty in the department of Developmental Biology use a diverse range of genetic, genomic, cell biological, biochemical, and computational approaches to study many different organisms, including microbes, worms, flies, fish, mice, and humans. For more information on our department see: https://devbio.stanford.edu 

The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching. Individuals appointed as Assistant Professors in the UTL will have completed housestaff training (where applicable) and, additionally, one or two years of postdoctoral research experience. Their accomplishments during graduate and postgraduate training should already have stamped them as creative and promising investigators. If these individuals have not had formal teaching experience, they should have demonstrated during their postdoctoral training a commitment to develop the skills necessary for first-rate teaching. In short, the successful candidate must have demonstrated true distinction (or the promise of achieving true distinction) in research, and the capability of sustaining first-rate performance (or the promise of this) in teaching, and excellence in patient care (if applicable) appropriate to the programmatic need upon which the appointment is based. 

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions. 

Interested applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interests in a single pdf file, and, arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to: devbiofacultysearch@stanford.edu. Consideration of application files will begin September 15, 2019 and will be accepted until the position is filled.

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