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Job Opportunities in Biological Sciences

Assistant Professor in Cellular/Molecular Biology

Fordham University, Department of Biology, Bronx, New York

Open Date

Oct 01, 2022

Deadline

Dec 01, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description

Applications are invited for a tenure-track position in Cellular/Molecular 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 2023. 

The applicant will conduct research in cellular and/or molecular biology in a specialty that complements the existing strengths of the department. Specific areas of interest include but are not limited to virology, immunology, cellular physiology and genetics. Applicants will contribute to the Department of Biological Sciences’ MS and PhD graduate programs and should demonstrate a commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students.  

Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in a life science or a related field and should have postdoctoral experience and a substantial record of published work. The successful candidate will be expected to establish 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.  The salary range is $94,000- $97,000 for 9 months per year.

We seek 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.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, diversity and inclusion statement, three reprints, and contact information for three references via Interfolio at this link- apply.interfolio.com/114887.  Questions can be directed to the Search Committee Chair Dr. Marija Kundakovic (mkundakovic@fordham.edu) and Biological Sciences Department Chair Dr. Steven J. Franks (franks@fordham.edu). 

For full consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2022.

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.