Biological Sciences Department Job Opportunities

Quantitative Faculty Position. Fordham University.

Applications are invited for a tenure-track position in Quantitative Biology at the Assistant
Professor level in the Department of Biological Sciences at Fordham’s Rose Hill Campus in the
Bronx, New York, beginning Fall 2024.

The applicant will conduct research in any area of quantitative biology, which may include
applying computational analyses of large datasets to understanding questions surrounding gene
regulation, the structure and function of proteins, spread of diseases through populations,
interactions among species in complex communities, genomics of adaptation to climate change,
or phylogeographic and phylogenetic analyses, for example. The research of the applicant should
complement the existing strengths of the department. Applicants will contribute to the
Department of Biological Sciences’ MS and PhD graduate programs, and should demonstrate a
commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. The applicant will also support the interdisciplinary minor in Bioinformatics offered through the Computer and Information
Sciences Department.

Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in a life science or related field, and should have
postdoctoral experience and a substantial record of published work. The successful candidate
will be expected to supervise an independent research program that will attract extramural
funding, provide research mentoring for graduate and undergraduate students, and offer
professional service to the Department and University.

Priority will be given to candidates who show a commitment to broadening participation of
members of underrepresented groups in science through research, pedagogical practices, and
public engagement, and who would contribute to Fordham University’s goals of increasing
diversity, equity and inclusion. Salary ranging from $94,000-$110,000.

We offer additional research facilities at the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station and
opportunities to collaborate with scientists at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York
Botanical Garden, and the Wildlife Conservation Society.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three
references, research, teaching, and diversity statements, as well as three reprints via interfolio Questions can be directed to the Biological Sciences
Department Chair Dr. Steven J. Franks ([email protected]).

For full consideration, applications should be submitted by October 30th, 2023.  The position will be open until filled.

Fordham is an independent, Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition committed to excellence

through diversity. Fordham is an equal opportunity employer, and we especially encourage
women, people of color, veterans, people with disabilities, and those who identify as LGBTQIA+
to apply. As Fordham’s student body becomes increasingly diverse, we are committed to being a
leader in growing academic excellence through the recruitment, promotion and retention of a
diverse and inclusive faculty, administration, and staff. Within the Biological Sciences, we work
to support underrepresented groups among faculty, staff, and students and to provide a welcoming environment where individuals can bring their diverse backgrounds and experiences to our collective task of finding science-based solutions to global and local challenges.