The Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine (CABM) and the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry (MBB) at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. The position requires a PhD in molecular biology or a related field by the appointment date (9/1/2023). The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate students, and leading a creative research program in the general areas of Biochemistry or Molecular Biology. Applicants who study metabolism in health and disease using biochemical, metabolomic, and genetic approaches are especially encouraged to apply. Outstanding researchers in other areas will also be considered. The research program of the new faculty member will complement existing strengths in the study of cancer, aging and gene regulation.

The successful candidate will be a full member of both CABM, which will administer their extramural research program, and the MBB Department, their tenure home. CABM is an interdisciplinary scientific institute on the Rutgers Busch Campus, within one hour of New York and Philadelphia, in a highly desirable area. Outstanding local opportunities exist for scientific collaboration, and the appointed candidate will additionally benefit from access to graduate students from our strong interdepartmental programs in molecular biosciences.

Rutgers University has one of the most diverse student bodies among institutions of higher learning in the country, and boasts several programs established to nurture equity and inclusion that enhances the achievement of excellence by faculty members and students. We encourage applications from women and members of communities who are underrepresented in the sciences, and will evaluate the potential of the applicant to mentor and empower minoritized students.

The position is highly competitive with regard to start-up funds, laboratory space and salary. Interested individuals should apply online with the following materials:

  • 1-page cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • 2-3 page research plan
  • Contact information for three scientists who can provide letters of reference
  • 1-page statement discussing your past and/or potential contributions to diversity in scientific research and training

Link to apply:
Rutgers University Employment Opportunities | Assistant Professor

Applications should be submitted by December 1, 2022.

Rutgers University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.