Assistant Professor in Systems Biology @ Harvard University

Employer: Harvard Medical School

Closing date: 31 October 2019

Brief position description: The Department of Systems Biology at Harvard Medical School invites applications for an Assistant Professor position. We seek researchers who define and address fundamental and/or applied problems in biology or medicine, and who use quantitative experimental, computational, synthetic and/or theoretical approaches in their work.

The Department faculty have diverse backgrounds and interests in cell biology, biochemistry, physics, mathematics, chemistry, computer science, engineering and medicine. We offer a lively, family-friendly and supportive environment in which to perform interdisciplinary science, with the benefit of significant scientific and scholarly resources. We encourage team science, entrepreneurship and innovation, including in the area of mentoring and developing the next generation of scientists with diverse backgrounds and interests. We are committed to building a diverse faculty and we strongly encourage applications from, or nominations of, female and minority candidates.

The successful candidate will become a member of Harvard University’s Ph.D. Program in Systems, Synthetic and Quantitative Biology, a cross-campus interdisciplinary program that attracts extraordinary graduate students.

The deadline for applications is October 31st, 2019. Interviews will occur in two phases, first over video conference (early December) and then in person (weeks of 10 Feb and 24 Feb 2020).

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

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