Assistant Professor, Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology

Massachusetts, United States
Monday, 23 September 2019
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 23 October 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time


Faculty of Arts and Sciences


Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology

Position Description

The Stem Cell Program at Boston Children’s Hospital invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor position. This position will be a joint appointment between Harvard University’s Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology and the Stem Cell Program at Boston Children’s Hospital. Both are affiliated with the Harvard Stem Cell Institute. A secondary appointment will be held with the Department of Pediatrics.

Accomplished scientists with a demonstrated research interest in stem cells and regenerative biology/medicine will be given preference. This could include chromatin or transcriptional regulation, chemical biology, tissue regeneration, organoids, cancer or disease models.

New faculty will benefit from state-of-the-art research facilities, strong institutional and departmental commitment to career development, and a vibrant, collaborative research enterprise that brings together fundamental biology and medical science to create unique scientific and educational opportunities. The appointee will teach and mentor undergraduate, graduate and medical students, as well as postdoctoral research fellows.

Appointments will be made at the academic rank of assistant professor, in accordance with the candidate’s experience and accomplishments.

The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. We strongly encourage applications from women and other underrepresented groups.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates must hold a PhD and/or MD degree.

Additional Qualifications

Strong research record and a commitment to undergraduate teaching and graduate training.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal: a current curriculum vitae, a description of current and proposed research plans, a teaching statement describing teaching approach and philosophy, and a statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas. Publications or copies of creative works, if applicable.

Contact Information

Julie Nolan-Young, Division Manager, Stem Cell Program at Boston Children’s Hospital

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Harvard University and Boston Children’s Hospital are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

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