State University of New York Upstate Medical University (SUNY Upstate Medical University)

Assistant Professor, Department of Cell & Developmental Biology

SUNY Upstate Medical University

Syracuse, NY, United States

Assistant Professor, Department of Cell & Developmental Biology
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, New York

The Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree, and postdoctoral experience in cell biology, developmental biology, or a related field. Applicants with research interests in any area of cell and developmental biology are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates are expected to develop and maintain a vigorous extramurally funded research program, and participate in the education of both medical and graduate students.

The Department provides a collaborative research community with research interests that include understanding cellular processes mediated by cytoskeletal dynamics, cell biology of the nervous system, cancer biology, and differentiation and morphogenesis of tissues and organs. One of our strengths is the use of diverse model systems, which include human cell cultures, mouse, rat, chicken, zebrafish, yeast, and C. elegans.
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We offer excellent resources to support new faculty including competitive salaries and startup packages, partnered mentoring, and outstanding core facilities that includes advanced microscopy ( The proximity of SUNY Upstate to Upstate University Hospital, Syracuse University, and SUNY College of Environmental Sciences and Forestry fosters productive scientific interactions and provides unique collaborative funding opportunities. Syracuse is located in central NY and provides a diverse, dynamic and affordable metropolitan environment with easy access to the outstanding recreational opportunities of the Adirondack Mountains and the Finger Lakes.

Please apply online with a cover letter, CV and a research statement describing past accomplishments and future plans at and enter job keyword 62097.
Also, please arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to Lisa Bonaventura:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

At SUNY Upstate Medical University we strive to promote a professional environment that encourages varied perspectives from faculty members with diverse life experiences. A respect for diversity is one of our core values. We are committed to recruiting and supporting a rich community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. We actively seek applications from women and members of underrepresented groups to contribute to the diversity of our university community in support of our teaching, research and clinical missions.

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