Institution: New Jersey Institute of Technology
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Closing date: Review of applications will begin December 15th, 2013.
The Department of Biological Sciences at the New Jersey Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track, fulltime Assistant or Associate Professor position in the general area of complex biological systems. We seek candidates who will examine biological systems at any level, from cells to ecosystems, with an integrative view across levels. The candidate should use state-or-the-art technologies, including, but not limited to, molecular biology, cellular biology, genomics, proteomics, phenomics, transcriptomics, remote/optical sensing, and/or organismal tracking, to collect and analyze laboratory and/or field experimental data. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent, postdoctoral training, demonstrated research expertise, and a history of, or potential for, successful extramural funding.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong, externally funded and independent research program, and must demonstrate potential for teaching excellence at undergraduate and graduate levels. The candidate will have opportunities to collaborate with ecologists, evolutionary biologists, neuroscientists and cell biologists in the Department of Biological Sciences, as well as engineers, mathematicians, and computer scientists at NJIT and surrounding institutions.
Applicants should submit a single PDF document containing a cover letter, a CV, a brief statement of current and proposed research plans, and a teaching statement. The document should also include 5-7 keywords that best describe the applicant’s research interests, and a link to their Google Scholar page. All applications must be submitted on-line at njit.jobs, referencing posting 0601802. Candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to patrice [dot] j [dot] edwards [at] njit [dot] edu. Review of applications will begin December 15th, 2013. Please address any questions to Jorge Golowasch at golowasch [at] njit [dot] edu.
NJIT is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. We welcome all applications regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability or veteran status. Researchers from traditionally underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.