Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Biomedical Science
Newark, NJ 
Posted 13 days ago
Job Description
Recruitment/Posting Title Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Biomedical Science
Department RWJ-CABM
Salary Commensurate With Experience
Posting Summary

The Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine (CABM) at Rutgers University, in conjunction with the departments of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Neuroscience & Cell Biology, and Pharmacology at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS), seek outstanding candidates for tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor to fill three new faculty positions. CABM, founded in 1985, has an outstanding track record in fundamental biomedical research and includes faculty within Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) and Rutgers-New Brunswick. The three departments include investigators with expertise in neurodevelopment, neurodegeneration, cell signaling, chromatin structure and function, and drug discovery. Successful candidates will be provided with competitive start-up packages, access to high-performance computing clusters and other core resources, and modern laboratory space at CABM, and will be expected to develop and maintain strong, externally funded research programs, and participate in collaborative projects with other Departments and Institutes on the campus. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Posting Number 19FA1466
Posting Open Date
Posting Close Date
Minimum Education and Experience

Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent graduate degree, a demonstrated record of significant research, the potential to make substantial contributions as an independent investigator, and a commitment to teaching undergraduate, graduate, and medical students. Junior candidates with current funding or grants under review are preferred. Mid-level candidates are expected to have a successful history of funding. Tenure-track appointments will be made through one of the three basic science departments at RWJMS, with full access to graduate training programs and research resources. Participation in Rutgers graduate, undergraduate, and medical student training programs through mentorship and teaching will be highly encouraged. Research programs utilizing interdisciplinary and translational approaches that develop interactions with the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, the Rutgers Institute for Translational Medicine and Science, and the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) are encouraged.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment

Our faculty members drive federally funded research programs in broad areas of biomedical science including protein structure and engineering, cancer, computational, developmental, evolutionary, molecular, neurobiological and neuropsychiatric, population, microbiological, reproductive, statistical, and epigenetic research, conducting studies in humans, mice, zebrafish, fruit flies, nematodes, yeast, bacteria and viruses. We seek individuals with research interests that will complement and/or expand our existing strengths, with special emphasis on work related to human microbiome.


Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a member of the AAU, the CIC, and the Big Ten, is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, and boasts diversity among students, faculty, and staff. We are deeply committed to increasing diversity and encourage applications from women and minority scholars.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should submit: 1) a letter of interest directed to the Faculty Search Committee; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a one-page summary of important contributions to science; (4) a two-page description of future research plans; (5) statement of teaching philosophy; and (6) full contact information for at least three references.

Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.

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Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Piscataway (RBHS)
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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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