Biosciences Tenure-Track Faculty Openings, Rice University

Posted 8/13/2018

Applications are invited for two assistant professor positions in the Department of BioSciences at Rice University in Houston, Texas. Areas of interest include biochemistry; cell and developmental biology; neurobiology; plant biology; microbiology; systems, synthetic and physical biology. Applicants using experimental or theoretical   approaches interdisciplinary with chemistry, physics, engineering, or computational methods are also encouraged to apply. Candidates must have a Ph.D., postdoctoral training, and outstanding potential in research and  teaching. Successful candidates are expected to develop and maintain a vibrant research program supported by extramural funding and participate in the education and mentorship of graduate and undergraduate students. We  particularly encourage applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups who bring diverse cultural experiences and who are especially qualified to mentor members of our diverse student population.

To apply, please submit the following materials: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) research statement, and (4) statement of teaching philosophy at In addition, candidates will be asked to provide the names and contact information for three references, who will automatically be emailed for letters of recommendation at the time of application. Application review will commence October 10, 2018 and continue until the positions are filled.

Last Updated 08/13/2018