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Rice University BioSciences Faculty Openings

Rice is a private university with a strong commitment to the highest standards of research and undergraduate and graduate education. Rice University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion. In this spirit, we particularly welcome applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups who bring diverse cultural experiences and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.
  

TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITIONS:

Applications are invited for tenure-track positions in the Department of BioSciences at Rice University. We encourage candidates who complement existing strengths of current faculty in any of our three graduate programs: Biochemistry & Cell Biology; Ecology & Evolutionary Biology; and Systems, Synthetic & Physical Biology. Applications from candidates whose research emphasizes quantitative and predictive approaches are particularly encouraged. Candidates must have a Ph.D.,postdoctoral training, and outstanding potential in researchand teaching. Successful candidates are expected to establish and maintain a vibrant research program supported by extramural funding and participate in the education and mentorship of graduate and undergraduate students. We particularly welcome applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups who bring diverse cultural experience and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population.

Applications and all associated supporting documents are being accepted via RICEWorks. To apply, please submit the following materials: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) research statement, and (4) statement of teaching philosophy. In addition, candidates who are applying at the assistant professor level will be asked to provide the names and contact information for 3-4 references who will automatically be emailed for letters of recommendation at the time of application.

Applicants can access the application via RICEWorks at the following link:
http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/8144  

Review of applications commenced September 30, 2016 and will continue until the positions are filled. For informal inquiries, contact Susan Merz at smerz@rice.edu, BioSciences Faculty Coordinator.

NON-TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITIONS:

Instructor in Neuroscience

The BioSciences Department at Rice University is accepting applications for a non-tenure track faculty position to start in the spring semester. The responsibilities of this position include teaching (lecture and lab courses), assisting with undergraduate advising, and coordinating additional educational activities. A PhD in neurobiology or a related field is required.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Neurobiology or a related field.

Starting Date: Spring, 2017

Application Deadline: Dec 7, 2016

Responsibilities Courses may vary with future curriculum changes but main duties will include:

  • Spring: Developing and teaching a 400 level lecture course in advance Cell and Molecular Neuroscience
  •  Fall: Developing and teaching two half semester (7 week) lab course in Cell and Molecular Neuroscience

Please submit the following to Diane Hatton, at rdh@rice.edu with “NEUR Instructor Position” in the subject line

  1.  Curriculum vita
  2.  A statement of teaching interest and philosophy
  3.  List of propose courses and sample syllabi
  4.  Three letters of recommendation