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Assistant Professor-Genetics, Genomics & Development
University of California, Berkeley


Date Posted Sep. 17, 2019
Title Assistant Professor-Genetics, Genomics & Development
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline 11/4/2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Assistant Professor
  • Genetics, Genomics & Molecular Biology
 
 

RECRUITMENT PERIOD
Open September 13th, 2019 through Monday, Nov 4, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
DESCRIPTION
University of California, Berkeley
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology and the Division of Genetics, Genomics, and Development

The Genetics, Genomics, and Development (GGD) Division of the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology (MCB) at the University of California, Berkeley is soliciting applications for a faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor (tenure track). The expected start date is July 1, 2020.

We broadly seek applicants studying fundamental aspects of genetics, genomics, and/or developmental biology. This position would have the opportunity (if desired) to interact with the Innovative Genomics Institute, the Advanced BioImaging Center, and the Developmental and Regenerative Biology group at the University of California, Berkeley.

Candidates should demonstrate excellence, originality and productivity in research, an interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentoring, and a commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Berkeley and in MCB. Our excellence requires faculty who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion.

Basic Qualifications:
-A Ph.D. and/or M.D. or equivalent international degree at the time of application.

Preferred Qualifications:
-A Ph.D. and/or M.D. or equivalent international degree in Biology or a related field.

Application Procedure:
Applicants may apply by completing an online application via the following link: : https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF02303.

Applicants are required to upload the following materials: (1) Curriculum vitae; (2) Summary of major research accomplishments (approximately 250 words); (3) Summary of your ongoing and planned research program (approximately 1,500 words with intermixed figures), this should begin with a title for your research program and should include a list of essential publication citations; (4) Complete list of your publications; (5) Three significant publications (for each significant publication, provide a statement that begins with the manuscript title and author list and then summarizes, in approximately 300 words, the significance of the selected publication); (6) Statement of your understanding of barriers to success in education and research for groups underrepresented in STEM, your past efforts to address these issues, and your future plans to promote a diverse, equitable and inclusive research environment at Berkeley. All diversity, equity and inclusion activities should be included in this statement. See https://ls.berkeley.edu/sites/default/files/frequently_asked_questions-stat… for detailed instructions; (7) Statement of your teaching interests as well as any prior teaching and mentoring experience (approximately 500 words). A cover letter is optional but recommended.

Applicants must provide contact information for 3 – 5 referees. We will only contact your referees if you are a finalist for the position, and we will seek your permission before doing so. All requested letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are produced via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.

Applications must be received by November 4, 2019.

Please direct questions to MCBsearch.committee@berkeley.edu.

The Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley, is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

JOB LOCATION
Berkeley, CA
LEARN MORE
More information about this recruitment: https://mcb.berkeley.edu/
REQUIREMENTS
Document requirements
Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.

Summary of Major Research Accomplishments – Provide a summary of your major research accomplishments in approximately 250 words.

Statement of Ongoing and Planned Research Program – Summary of your ongoing and planned research program (approximately 1,500 words with intermixed figures). This should begin with a title for your research program and should include a list of essential publication citations.

Publications List – Complete list of publications

Significant Publication #1 – In addition to your publication, provide a statement that begins with the manuscript title and author list and then summarizes (in approximately 300 words) the significance of the selected publication.

Significant Publication #2 – In addition to your publication, provide a statement that begins with the manuscript title and author list and then summarizes (in approximately 300 words) the significance of the selected publication.

Significant Publication #3 – In addition to your publication, provide a statement that begins with the manuscript title and author list and then summarizes (in approximately 300 words) the significance of the selected publication.

Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Statement of your understanding of barriers to success in education and research for groups underrepresented in STEM, your past efforts to address these issues, and your future plans to promote a diverse, equitable and inclusive research environment at Berkeley. All diversity, equity and inclusion activities should be included in this statement. See https://ls.berkeley.edu/sites/default/files/frequently_asked_questions-stat… for detailed instructions. Also review the campus policies on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).

Statement of Teaching – Summary of teaching interests, as well as an prior teaching and mentoring experience (approximately 500 words).

Cover Letter (Optional)

Reference requirements
3 required (contact information only)

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