Assistant Professor: UC Berkeley - Department of Molecular and Cell Biology
The Department of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of California, Berkeley, is soliciting applications for a faculty position in the area of Host/Microbe Interactions at the level of Assistant Professor (tenure track). We seek applicants who are studying how interactions with microbes shape the biology (at all levels) of animals and other eukaryotes. The expected start date is July 1, 2018.
A Ph.D. and/or M.D. or equivalent degree in Molecular and Cell Biology or a related field is required at the time of application. Our preference is for applicants who would use molecular, cell biological, genomic, and/or systems biology methods to study how microbes associate with and affect the physiology, development, behavior or function of the host. We seek candidates who have demonstrated excellence, originality and productivity in research.
Preferred qualifications (by start date): Interest and experience in undergraduate and graduate teaching in molecular and cell biology, including microbiology.
Applications must be received by October 31, 2017. To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01440 Please direct questions to MCBSearch.firstname.lastname@example.org, with a note indicating this Search # JPF01440.
Applicants should include:
- Cover Letter – Summarize your interest and qualifications for this position.
- Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
- Summary of Major Research Accomplishments - A summary of major research accomplishments of approximately 250 words
- Publication List - A complete list of publications.
- Ongoing and Planned Research Program - A summary of approximately 1,500 words of the applicant's ongoing and planned research program, plus up to one page of figures and a list of essential publication citations.
- Significant Publication #1 - In addition to your publication, provide a statement that begins with the manuscript title and author list and then summarizes, in approximately 300 words, the significance of the selected publication.
- Significant Publication #2 - In addition to your publication, provide a statement that begins with the manuscript title and author list and then summarizes, in approximately 300 words, the significance of the selected publication.
- Significant Publication #3 - In addition to your publication, provide a statement that begins with the manuscript title and author list and then summarizes, in approximately 300 words, the significance of the selected publication.
- Statement of Teaching - Summary of teaching interests, as well as any prior teaching and mentoring experience, of approximately 500 words.
- Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service.
Applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted online. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are produced via a third party (i.e. dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.
The Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley, is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit:http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty.
The department seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/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, age or protected veteran status. The department is also interested in individuals who may have had non‐traditional career paths or who may have taken time off for family reasons (e.g., children, disabled, or elderly), or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academe (e.g., in professional or industry service). The University is responsive to the needs of dual career couples." For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.