Assistant Professor in Cell and Developmental Biology

University of Colorado – Anschutz Medical Campus

Aurora, CO

Posted 9/26/2023

We invite applications for faculty positions in the broad areas of cellular biology and developmental neuroscience.  Successful candidates will be expected to establish a vigorous, innovative, and independent research program, and participate in teaching and scientific community involvement. They will join a highly interactive, interdisciplinary group of faculty, students, and fellows, who investigate many aspects of cell and developmental biology, and neuroscience.

The cell biology and developmental biology communities at the University of Colorado School of Medicine are diverse. Faculty in several of the basic science departments and multiple clinical departments are actively involved in basic and disease-focused research. Many department faculty are active in the Cell Biology, Stem Cells and Development and the Molecular Biology interdepartmental Ph.D. programs: and The neuroscience community at the University of Colorado School of Medicine is equally diverse, with faculty in several basic science and clinical departments. There is a strong interdepartmental Neuroscience Graduate Program:

The Department of Cell and Developmental Biology is one of six basic science departments in the School of Medicine on the Anschutz Medical Campus at the University of Colorado. New faculty will join a growing enterprise with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities on the Anschutz Medical Campus (please visit

Candidates must hold a Ph.D., preferably in Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Neuroscience, or a related field. Candidates should have a strong record of research accomplishments, including history of research funding, preferably with NIH, NSF, or appropriate private postdoctoral funding, and first authored publications in notable journals. The department values diversity and is committed to building a culturally diverse community.

Please apply online at to posting 30831 and include Cover letter, CV, Research statement (2 pages), diversity statement and at least 3 recommendation letters. Review of applications will begin on October 10, 2023.

Last Updated 09/26/2023