Faculty Position in Experimental Biophysics or Quantitative Biology
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at California State University, Northridge, (CSUN) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Experimental Biophysics or Quantitative Biology with an anticipated start date of August 2018. The search committee invites candidates that utilize experimental techniques to investigate quantitative laws that govern biological processes. Possible specializations include, but are not restricted to, molecular and cellular biophysics, quantitative microbial physiology, microbiome, and biomaterials.
The successful candidate will join a rapidly developing, research intensive department with 19 full-time faculty members focusing on three main research areas: condensed matter physics, biophysics and astrophysics. Nature index ranked CSUN as one the top 25 Rising Star institutions in North America in 2016. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an independent extramurally funded research program.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience in biophysics or a closely related field, and a strong record of research accomplishments. Candidates must be committed to excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students.
To apply, please submit (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) summary of research and (4) teaching interests and (5) arrange for three letters of recommendation to be directly submitted to interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/46208. All inquiries should be sent to the Biophysics Search Committee at email@example.com. Screening of complete applications will begin on January 15, 2018. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.
Filling the position is subject to budgetary considerations. At the time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, sexual expression, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Northridge has made crime-reporting statistics available on-line. Print copies are available in the library and by request from the Department of Police Services and the Office of Faculty Affairs. Applicants who wish to request accommodations for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity, (818) 677-2077.
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