Assistant Professor Biological Sciences

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Department of Biological Sciences (DBS) at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in the biological sciences or related fields with expertise in cancer biology. Candidates are expected to demonstrate proficiency in their specialty by a record of postdoctoral training, peer-reviewed publications, and current extramural funding or plans for an extramurally funded research program. Special consideration will be given to applicants with expertise in state-of-the-art proteomic, genomic and/or metabolomic approaches. Candidates are expected to have the ability to engage with students in a diverse academic environment. Previous teaching and mentoring experience is highly desirable. This position will be part of a larger effort to build research programs within a central theme of “Integrated Health and Environmental Research” and will be expected to complement “Big Data” and/or “Protein Function” research groups that are being developed in collaboration with other academic units within the university.

Finalists will be asked to discuss how their qualifications, experience, and professional background prepares them to incorporate diversity and inclusion into their teaching, research, and service activities during their screening.

Minimum Experience/Education

UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will contribute to the teaching of our undergraduate and graduate curricula with a focus on cancer physiology in a cell biological context and/or population-level genetic processes in animal systems.

Necessary Licenses/Certifications

Special Notes to Applicants

Candidates must apply online at, position number 6135. Please provide a cover letter, a complete curriculum vita, philosophy statements for research and teaching in an ethnically diverse environment, contact information for three references, and three representative publications. Screening of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the positions are filled. The expected start date is August 15, 2018.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. Applicants are subject to a criminal background check.

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