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Assistant or Associate Professor of Chemical and Systems Biology

Apply now Work type: University Tenure Line
Location: Stanford University
Categories: School of Medicine

Applications are invited for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in the University Tenure Line in the Department of Chemical and Systems Biology at the Stanford University School of Medicine. We seek Ph.D. or M.D/Ph.D. scientists with a remarkable record of accomplishments who will establish an innovative and original research program. We are particularly interested in candidates with interests in quantitative biology, systems biology, or physical biology, but outstanding candidates in any area that complements the department’s current research are welcome. Stanford offers an exceptionally rich environment for creative interdisciplinary biomedical research. The main criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching. Faculty rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Applicants must send: (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae that includes a list of publications; (3) a one-page teaching statement; and (4) a three-page statement of current and future research interests (upload under the candidate statement section), along with three reference letters. The Department of Chemical and Systems Biology, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals. To ensure full consideration, please submit your application by November 1, 2022. 

Interested individuals should apply online to:

Email inquiries and questions may be directed to Prof. James Ferrell at 

For more information about our department, please visit:

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.

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