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Assistant Professor - Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology

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The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, in the College of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level. The Department seeks to identify outstanding candidates investigating fundamental questions in modern biology that will add to or complement existing strengths in an area including structural biology and biochemistry.

Competitive applicants must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in biological sciences-related fields and have demonstrated outstanding potential in their field. Candidates will be expected to develop a strong dynamic independent research program and to share our commitment to scholarly undergraduate and graduate education. We are especially interested in candidates who demonstrate an ability to integrate multi-disciplinary approaches into their proposed research.

Applicants should submit materials online at

These materials must include: cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of current (up to 2 pages) and projected research (up to 3 pages), teaching statement (1 page), statement of contributions to diversity, and up to three publications. Applicants should also arrange to have three referees submit supporting letters online at the above website. Closing Date: Open until filled, but all application materials, including letters of recommendation, must be received by November 1, 2017, to be assured full consideration. For more information about the Department, please visit the website: The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Job location

Davis, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Description current and projected research - current research (up to 2 pages and projected research (up to 3 pages)

  • Statement of Teaching - 1 page

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.

  • Publications - Up to 3

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required