Assistant/Associate Professor of Molecular and Integrative Biological Sciences

Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
24 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
24 May 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Assistant/Associate Professor of Molecular and Integrative Biological Sciences

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Department of Environmental Health

Position Description

The Molecular and Integrative Physiological Sciences (MIPS) Program in the Department of Environmental Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health seeks candidates for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor of Molecular and Integrative Biological Sciences. This is a tenure-track ladder position with the academic rank reflecting the candidate’s experience and productivity.

We seek candidates with innovative and/or multidisciplinary approaches to the study of mechanisms of diseases that result from environmental exposures.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates for this position should hold a PhD, ScD, or MD equivalent doctoral degree, and have a demonstrated record of research accomplishments in cell biology, molecular biology, systems biology, bioengineering, or physiology. Use of model organisms and novel technologies is encouraged.

Additional Qualifications

This tenure track position offers outstanding intellectual and physical resources in a collegial and collaborative atmosphere. The candidate will interact with other faculty studying basic mechanisms of lung disease, and responses to air pollution, metals, and nanoparticles. Interactions and collaborations with nearby academic entities such as the Harvard Medical School, Harvard’s Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology are encouraged. 

The position offers the opportunity to mentor exceptional students and post-doctoral trainees. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent and collaborative extramurally funded research program, and to participate in teaching graduate-level courses.

Special Instructions

For more information on the Department of Environmental Health, please visit us at: https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/environmental-health/
The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health seeks to find, develop, promote, and retain the world’s best scholars.

Information on resources for career development and work/life balance at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health can be found at: http://hsph.me/resources-career-development-and-work-life-balance.

Contact Information

B. Zuckerman, EdD, MSW, LCSW
Assistant Director of Faculty and Academic Affairs
Department of Environmental Health
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
665 Huntington Avenue, Building 1, Room 1301
Boston, MA 02115
Email: bzuckerm@hsph.harvard.edu

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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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