Opportunity Details

Developmental Biology


Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology

The Department of Developmental Biology at Washington University School of Medicine invites applications at the level of assistant professor on the tenure track.  We are seeking outstanding colleagues with an interest in any area of developmental biology, including the genetic and epigenetic mechanisms of embryogenesis, cell fate specification and reprogramming, regeneration, aging, tissue engineering and quantitative approaches to developmental biology. Faculty in the Department of Developmental Biology employ a broad range of cell culture systems and model organisms including human embryonic stem cells, C. elegans, D. melanogaster, zebrafish and mouse. For more information, please visit our website at http://devbio.wustl.edu/. 


PhD or MD/PhD with postdoctoral research experience

Review of applications will start October 15, 2019. Interested applicants are required to submit their cover letter, curriculum vitae, and summary of their research accomplishments and plans.  We also welcome submission of an optional diversity statement that describes values, experiences, and plans relevant to attaining inclusive excellence in research, teaching and service (~1 page or less).

In addition, applicants must include contact information for three individuals who will write letters of recommendation on your behalf.  Once an application is submitted, an email request for a reference letter will be sent by the Department of Developmental Biology to each referee listed with instructions on how to upload their reference letter.

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An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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