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Tenure-Track Faculty in BioSciences

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Position Title : Tenure-Track Faculty in BioSciences

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Department : BioSciences

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Position Description :

Applications are invited for tenure-track positions in the Department of BioSciences at Rice University. We encourage candidates who complement existing strengths of current faculty in any of our three graduate programs: Biochemistry & Cell Biology; Ecology & Evolutionary Biology; and Systems, Synthetic & Physical Biology. Applications from candidates whose research emphasizes quantitative and predictive approaches are particularly encouraged. Candidates must have a Ph.D., postdoctoral training, and outstanding potential in research and teaching. Successful candidates are expected to establish and maintain a vibrant research program supported by extramural funding and participate in the education and mentorship of graduate and undergraduate students. We particularly welcome applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups who bring diverse cultural experience and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population.

Applications and all associated supporting documents are being accepted via RICEWorks. To apply, please submit the following materials: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) research statement, and (4) statement of teaching philosophy. In addition, candidates who are applying at the assistant professor level will be asked to provide the names and contact information for 3-4 references who will automatically be emailed for letters of recommendation at the time of application.

Review of applications will commence September 30, 2016 and continue until the positions are filled. For informal inquiries, contact Susan Merz (, BioSciences Faculty Coordinator.

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.

Education Required : PhD or other Doctoral Degree

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Requisition Details

Requisition Details :

Requisition Number : F17006

Open Date : 08/05/2016

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Open Until Filled : Yes

Best Consideration Date : 09/30/2016

Desired Start Date : 07/01/2017

Position Status : Full-Time 9 months

Benefits Eligible : Yes

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

1) Cover Letter

2) Curriculum Vitae

3) Research Statement

4) Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

1) * Which graduate program would you primarily be interested in affiliating with?

....*Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

....*Biochemistry & Cell Biology

....*Systems, Synthetic & Physical Biology

2) Which graduate program would you secondarily be interested in affiliating with?

....*Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

....*Biochemistry & Cell Biology

....*Systems, Synthetic & Physical Biology

3) * In a few words, give your current/near-term area(s) of research:

....(Open Ended Question)

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