Assistant Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology

Massachusetts, United States
21 May 2019
End of advertisement period
18 Jun 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time


Faculty of Arts and Sciences


Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology

Position Description

Harvard’s Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology (HSCRB; http://hscrb.harvard.edu/faculty), a joint department bridging the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Harvard Medical School (HMS), is currently recruiting tenure-track faculty to join its multi-disciplinary research and teaching department. Candidates with a PhD, MD, or equivalent degree, a track-record of significant research accomplishments, and an innovative research program in a field emphasized by the HSCRB department are invited to apply. We are particularly interested in recruiting candidates investigating vertebrate developmental biology and organogenesis, mechanisms of tissue repair, and stem cell models of development and disease. The successful candidate will be based in the heart of the University’s Cambridge campus and will join a robust and interactive community within and outside the department.

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. Appointments will be made at the academic rank of assistant professor, in accordance with the candidate’s experience and accomplishments. The appointee will teach and advise undergraduate, graduate, and medical students. We strongly encourage applications from women and minority candidates. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate or terminal degree in an applicable field required by the time the appointment begins.

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 at http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/9048:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching statement (1 page, describing teaching approach and philosophy)
  4. Research statement including present and future plans (1-3 pages)
  5. Reprints of 3 representative publications
  6. Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas.
  7. Names and contact information of 3-5 references (three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is complete only when at least three letters have been submitted).

All applications and materials must be submitted by August 20, 2019.

Contact Information

Danielle Oliver
Program Manager, Faculty and Academic Affairs
Harvard Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology (HSCRB)
Bauer Laboratory
7 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge MA 02138

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Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer 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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