Assistant Professor in Developmental or Cell Biology

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Aug 16, 2017
Oct 15, 2017
Field of specialization
Biological, Education
Job Type
Full time

The Molecular Biology Department at Princeton University invites applications in Developmental or Cell Biology for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. We are seeking an outstanding investigator using innovative approaches and a multicellular model system to address fundamental biological questions. Princeton University has a strong commitment to interdisciplinary studies with biological research on campus spanning multiple departments. Information about the Molecular Biology Department and associated programs can be found at

We seek faculty members who will create a climate that embraces excellence and diversity, with a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring that will enhance the work of the department and attract and retain a diverse student body, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent advanced degree, an excellent record of research productivity, and demonstrate the ability to develop a creative independent research program. Applications must be submitted online at and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a two-page summary of current and proposed research, and three letters of recommendation. All materials must be submitted as PDF files. Preference will be given to candidates who apply by October 31, 2017. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.