Assistant Professor – Tenure-track faculty
The Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience (CBN) at Rutgers University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to develop an innovative research program focused on the role of non-neuronal cells in the function of the central nervous system. Research approaches may involve the use of a variety of animal or cellular models and may be directly or indirectly relevant to human diseases.
The CBN Department is part of the Division of Life Sciences (DLS) and the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) and is based on the New Brunswick/Piscataway campus, located within one hour of major cities such as New York City and Philadelphia. The CBN Department is home to an interactive, collegial faculty with broad research interests, including molecular and cellular biology, neurodevelopment, immunology, and system neuroscience. Opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration exist within CBN, DLS and SAS, Departments and Institutes in the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School located on the same campus, as well as with research groups at the Rutgers University Newark campus or Princeton University. Rutgers University offers excellent facilities, faculty mentoring, and competitive start-up packages.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree and have a minimum of three years of postdoctoral training in a relevant field. The successful candidate is expected to maintain a productive, extramurally funded research program, to train pre- and postdoctoral fellows, and to teach undergraduate courses for the CBN major.
Rutgers University has one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation and boasts several programs established to nurture equity and inclusion. These programs enhance the achievement of excellence by both faculty members and students. We encourage applications from women and members of communities who are underrepresented in the sciences and will evaluate the potential of the applicant to mentor and empower our students.
Interested individuals are encouraged to apply by supplying the following: 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a brief statement of research plans; 3) a statement summarizing their approach to promoting diversity and inclusion; 4) a statement describing teaching and mentoring interests and experience; 5) the contact information of three individual who can provide letters of reference.
Applications should be submitted as soon as possible but not later than December 15, 2022. Late applications will be considered only if the position remains available.
Rutgers University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Link to posting can be found here.