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Faculty Position in Prokaryotic Biology


The Department of Biology at Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the area of prokaryotic biology. This encompasses fields including molecular and cellular biology, genetics and genomics, and population and evolutionary biology. Candidates should have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience. The successful candidate is expected to establish a productive, cutting-edge research program, and will teach and mentor undergraduate and Ph.D. students. For information about the Department consult

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae including publication list, a statement of research accomplishments and future plans, a statement of teaching experience and interests, and three letters of reference. All materials must be submitted electronically to AcademicJobsOnline. may be directed to

To receive full consideration, applicant materials and reference letters must be received by October 31, 2018. The appointment is anticipated to begin September 1, 2019.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.