Assistant Professor - Tenure Track 

The Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to develop an innovative research program focused on cellular metabolism, broadly defined, using physiological and human disease models. Research approaches may encompass, but are not limited to, systems biology, proteomics, and metabolomics.

As part of the Division of Life Sciences, the Department of CBN is home to an interactive, collegial faculty with broad interests, including immunology, cellular signaling, stem cell biology, and neuroscience.  Multiple opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration exist within the Department and nearby labs at The Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, the Cancer Institute of New Jersey, The Child Health Institute, and Princeton University.  Rutgers offers excellent facilities, faculty mentoring, and competitive start-up packages. The campus is located within one hour of New York and Philadelphia.

Outstanding applicants will hold a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree and have a minimum of three years of postdoctoral training in a relevant field.  A strong track-record of achievement is required.  The successful candidate will primarily teach undergraduate courses in the areas of cell biology, immunology, or neurobiology and maintain a productive, extramurally funded research program.

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 online through the department website ( with a curriculum vitae, brief statement of research plans, statement discussing approach to diversity, outreach, service and/or mentoring, statement of teaching outlook and experiences, and the names, addresses, and contact information of three references.

Applications should be submitted as soon as possible but not later than December 15, 2021.  Late applications will be considered only if the position remains available.

Rutgers University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Posting link can be found here.