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Tulane University, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
New Orleans, Louisiana
9 month academic salary with summer salary drawn from research activity.
Closing date
Dec 1, 2023

The Cell and Molecular Biology Department in the School of Science and Engineering at Tulane University ( anticipates filling a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank, beginning July 1, 2024. The Cell and Molecular Biology Department has two major research focus areas, Neuroscience and Developmental/Regenerative Biology, and is one of the most successful departments at Tulane University. Targeted in this search are candidates whose research interests are in cellular and/or molecular neuroscience and who use state-of-the-art experimental approaches. The successful applicant will become a member of the highly collaborative Tulane Brain Institute that spans multiple departments and campuses.

Applicants should have a Ph.D., at least three years of postdoctoral experience, and a strong publication record. They should either have external funding or show strong potential for obtaining funding. The successful applicant will be expected to establish a vigorous, independent research program and to participate in graduate and undergraduate teaching, with particular emphasis on research; academic year effort is apportioned at 60% research, 30% teaching, and 10% service, with summers dedicated 100% to research.  Opportunities exist for participation in and/or research collaborations with the Tulane Brain Institute, the Neuroscience Program, the Greater New Orleans Society for Neuroscience, the Tulane National Primate Research Center, the Tulane Center for Aging, the Tulane School of Medicine and the Tulane Cancer Center.  

All applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation via the link:  Review of applications will begin November 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

Equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) are important Tulane values that are key drivers of academic excellence in our learning and research environments. As such, Tulane University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer and strongly encourages underrepresented, minority and female applicants to apply.

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