Applications now open for assistant professors in the life sciences at Berkeley

October 02, 2018

The University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for up to five tenure-track positions in the Life Sciences with a potential start date of July 1, 2019.

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We enthusiastically invite applications from early career researchers from across the life sciences for consideration in an open area cluster recruitment. Successful candidates will be invited to join one or more of the following departments: Nutritional Science and Toxicology; Plant and Microbial Biology; Environmental Science, Policy and Management; Molecular and Cell Biology; Integrative Biology; Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering; or Chemistry. Resulting hires will be appointed as Assistant Professors and will be supported in developing a first-class field and/or research program and teaching and mentorship programs.

At Berkeley, we value diversity, equity and inclusion. This is exemplified by the following principles of community: we recognize the intrinsic relationship between diversity and excellence in all our endeavors; we embrace open and equitable access to opportunities for learning and development as our obligation and goal. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students and staff who share our commitment to these principles. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to equity and inclusion. Financial and in-kind resources are available for faculty to pursue activities that help accelerate our efforts to achieve our equity and inclusion goals. Read more about our efforts here.

Applications must be received by November 9, 2018. More information about the position, including required qualifications and application materials can be found here.

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Application materials and a description of the position can be found here