Faculty Position - Syracuse University
The Department of Biology at Syracuse University (SU) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position to support ongoing interests in epigenetics, chromatin, and small RNA biology at SU. We seek applicants who utilize biochemical, genetic, and/or genomic approaches to address chromatin- and/or small RNA-based mechanisms of epigenetic regulation within a developmental context such as, but not limited to, stem cell biology, cell-signaling, or cellular differentiation.
The successful candidate will occupy space in the Life Sciences Complex, a new research facility designed to support collaborative research. This position is part of the epigenetics research focus at SU. The successful candidate is expected to develop an independent, extramurally funded research program and will be expected to interact effectively with colleagues in Biology as well as with colleagues from other departments at SU, SUNY-Upstate Medical University, and SUNY-College of Environmental Science and Forestry. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and develop new courses as appropriate to his/her expertise and the needs of the Department of Biology.
Competitive salary, start-up funds, and laboratory space will be provided. Candidates must have a PhD in any area of biology relevant to this search and productive postdoctoral research experience.
For full consideration applicants must complete an online application at www.sujobopps.com<http://www.sujobopps.com> , (#028464) and attach the following documents. Please send documents as follows: FILE 1 - a cover letter outlining the candidate's qualifications, a 2-3 page statement of research experience, interests and philosophy, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to provide letters of recommendation. FILE 2 - recent publication #1. FILE 3 - recent publication #2.
Review of applications will begin December 5, 2011. For questions, please e-mail Eleanor Maine, Chair of the Search Committee, emmaine from syr.edu<mailto:emmaine from syr.edu>
Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer; qualified women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
Ramesh Raina, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Biology
Syracuse, NY 13244
Tel: (315) 443-4546
Fax: (315) 443-2012
Email: raraina from syr.edu<mailto:raraina from syr.edu>