Open August 26th, 2019 through Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Assistant Professor University of California, Berkeley Department of Molecular and Cell Biology & Division of Immunology and Pathogenesis
The Department of Molecular and Cell Biology (MCB) and Division of Immunology and Pathogenesis at the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The expected start date is July 1, 2020.
We seek applicants studying fundamental aspects of immune system function. Areas of interest include (but are not limited to) cancer immunology, host-microbe interactions, microbial pathogenesis, B cell biology, T cell biology, innate immunity, inflammation, mucosal immunity, autoimmunity, type 2 immunity, and systems immunology.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Berkeley and in MCB. Our excellence requires faculty who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion.
A Ph.D. and/or M.D. or equivalent international degree at time of application
A Ph.D. and/or M.D. or equivalent international degree in Molecular Biology or a related field.
Candidates should have demonstrated excellence, originality and productivity in research, and an interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching and promoting diversity and equal opportunity.
Applicants are required to upload the following materials: (1) Curriculum vitae; (2) Summary of major research accomplishments (approximately 250 words); (3) Summary of your ongoing and planned research program (approximately 1,500 words with intermixed figures), this should begin with a title for your research program and should include a list of essential publication citations; (4) Complete list of your publications; (5) Three significant publications (for each significant publication, provide a statement that begins with the manuscript title and author list and then summarizes, in approximately 300 words, the significance of the selected publication); (6) Statement of your understanding of barriers to success in education and research for groups underrepresented in STEM, your past efforts to address these issues, and your future plans to promote a diverse, equitable and inclusive research environment at Berkeley. All diversity, equity and inclusion activities should be included in this statement. See https://ls.berkeley.edu/sites/default/files/frequently_asked_questions-statement_of_contributions_to_diversity_equity_and_inclusion.pdf for detailed instructions; (7) Statement of your teaching interests as well as any prior teaching and mentoring experience (approximately 500 words). A cover letter is optional but recommended.
Applicants must arrange to have three letters of reference submitted online. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Potential referees, including those whose letters are produced via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), should refer to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (https://apo.berkeley.edu/ucb-confidentiality-policy) prior to submitting their letters.
Applications must be received by October 31, 2019.
The Department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/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, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Summary of Research Accomplishments - A summary of major research accomplishments (approximately 250 words).
Ongoing and Planned Research Program - A summary of approximately 1,500 words of the applicant's ongoing and planned research program, plus up to one page of figures and a list of essential publication citations.
Publications List - Complete list of publications.
Significant Publication #1 - In addition to your publication, provide a statement that begins with the manuscript title and author list and then summarizes (in approximately 300 words) the significance of the selected publication.
Significant Publication #2 - In addition to your publication, provide a statement that begins with the manuscript title and author list and then summarizes (in approximately 300 words) the significance of the selected publication.
Significant Publication #3 - In addition to your publication, provide a statement that begins with the manuscript title and author list and then summarizes (in approximately 300 words) the significance of the selected publication.