Department of Biological Sciences

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Faculty Position Available August, 2015

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Assistant Professor - Molecular & Cellular Biology

The Department of Biological Sciences in Dedman College at Southern Methodist University is under expansion, with plans to fill five junior and senior faculty positions in the next five years.  The Department currently invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level.  Applicants should have a Ph.D., postdoctoral experience, and a record of research excellence.  Preference will be given to individuals with potential to interact with current faculty in the areas of aging, cancer biology, epigenetics, infectious diseases, neurobiology, or structural biochemistry.  Individuals utilizing systems biology approaches are particularly encouraged to apply.  
 
Candidates will be expected to develop a strong extramurally funded research program.  Competitive start-up funds and generous lab space in the Dedman Life Sciences Building will be offered.  The successful candidate also will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching.  For a more complete description of our program and facilities, please see our website at http://www.smu.edu/biology/.
 
Candidates should forward curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans, and three letters of recommendation to: Faculty Search, Department of Biological Sciences, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX  75275-0376 or to rjones@smu.edu.  
 

Position begins fall semester 2015. To ensure full consideration for the position, the application must be submitted by September 1, 2014, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. The committee will notify applicants of its employment decision after the position is filled. SMU will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age disability, or veteran status. SMU is committed to non-discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
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