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Faculty Position in Developmental Neuroscience at the Montreal Neurological Institute at McGill University, Montreal, Canada

The ideal candidate is a creative, accomplished scientist with an established, internationally recognized research program related to spinal cord and/or motor neuron development.  An endowed chair has been committed to this effort and individuals at mid-career levels are especially encouraged to apply.  More information available at:

Applicants should have an MD and/or PhD or the equivalent.  Please send a letter outlining your current and future research interests, a copy of your CV and the names and addresses of three references to: Chair, Search Committee, Room 636, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, 3801 University St., Montreal, Quebec H3A 2B4, Canada.

Send email inquiries and applications to:

Application deadline: July 30, 2005

Posted Tuesday, June 21, 2005


Research Assistant at Goucher College, Baltimore, MD

Goucher College seeks a full-time Research Assistant to investigate gene expression in a Drosophila genetics lab.  Under the supervision of a faculty member, this person will conduct independent projects that will emphasize both genetic and molecular techniques.   The research assistant will also help supervise undergraduates in the laboratory.  Qualified applicants should have at least an A.B. or B.S. in Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or related field, and some independent research experience.  Those with a Masters degree or additional research experience in molecular biology are encouraged to apply.  Goucher College is a small liberal arts college with 1100 undergraduates, and this position offers an excellent environment and a full fringe benefits package. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and names of three references to: Human Resources, Goucher, College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, MD 21204. EOE

Posted Tuesday, June 21, 2005


Part-Time Opportunity - Research Technician at Spelman College, Atlanta, GA

The Research Technician will have the responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the laboratory studying Zebrafish as a model system of gastrointestinal epithelial development.  This person is responsible for the supervision of students and must have experience in both areas. Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree in biology or related discipline required; and a minimum one-year directly related experience.  Experience in

developmental or cellular biology and experience with animal model systems preferred.  Must be detailed oriented, must be customer service oriented, and possess good time management skills. This is a part-time opportunity only (20 hours per week). 


For further information:


Spelman College Employment Application:


Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Atlanta, GA.  The oldest predominantly black college for women in the United States, Spelman is a member of the Atlanta University Center.


Posted Tuesday, June 21, 2005


Program Director Positions at the National Science Foundation (NSF)

The Division of Elementary, Secondary, and Informal Education (ESIE) at NSF 
announces a nationwide search for a number of Program Director positions.  
Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent experience in a science, technology, 
engineering, mathematics (STEM) discipline, STEM education, or informal science 
education, plus six or more years of successful research, administration or managerial 
experience pertinent to the position within academe, the non-profit sector, industry, 
or government.


Open Until Filled

Posted Tuesday, May 31, 2005


Senior Faculty Positions in DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY at the University of North Texas, Denton, TX

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of North Texas (UNT) seeks candidates for three tenured/tenure-track positions to expand its focus of excellence in developmental biology.  Candidates should have an established reputation and an active, funded research program in developmental biology.  Favorable consideration will be given to agroup  cluster of collaborators including at least one senior-level researcher, or to individuals with the potential to interact with departmental faculty having expertise in cell & molecular biology, physiology & neuroscience, plant biology, environmental science, and biochemistry.  Candidates should also have a commitment to graduate and undergraduate education.  UNT will provide substantial resources, both in start-up funds and salary.

Applications should include a cover letter describing qualifications and research interests, a resume, 2-3 recent publications, and the names of three references. Please direct applications and inquires to: Dr. Jannon Fuchs ( Chair, Developmental Search Committee, Department of Biological Sciences; University of North Texas, PO Box 305220; Denton TX 76203.  Review of applications will begin immediately.

UNT is a Doctoral/Research-Extensive Institution located on the north side of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.  It is the fourth largest university in Texas with an enrollment of more than 31,000 students.  For additional information, please see is an AA/ADA/EOE institution. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Posted Tuesday, May 31, 2005



Chief of Pediatric Genetics & Genomics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine, Little Rock, AR

The Department of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), housed at Arkansas Children’s Hospital, is seeking a dynamic and visionary academician to join the faculty as Chief of Pediatric Genetics and Genomics.  The Chief will provide strategic leadership and direction for all aspects of the section.  The successful candidate will have qualifications meriting appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor on a tenure track.  Essential qualifications include a distinguished record as a senior academician and excellent interpersonal and mentoring skills.  Suitable candidates will possess a record of established ongoing funded research with expertise in human genetics or related field.  M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. candidates who are board certified in Clinical Genetics are preferred.  Strong candidates with Ph.D. will be considered.  The Chief will work collaboratively with the Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at UAMS, and other leaders of the Department of Pediatrics to build excellence in teaching, clinical duties, and research.

The starting date is negotiable.  For more information regarding the University, the Department or Hospital, link to all sites using:

For initial inquiries, submit curriculum vitae to Charlotte A. Hobbs, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director, Arkansas Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention, 11219 Financial Centre Parkway, Suite 250, Little Rock, AR  72211, or by email at  UAMS is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted Tuesday, May 31, 2005



Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Positions in the Institute for Stem Biology and Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA   

The UCLA Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Medicine (ISCBM) is announcing the first phase of a major, multidisciplinary initiative in Stem Cell Biology with the recruitment of multiple new faculty members working in stem cell research. Investigators with basic research interests that include stem cell isolation, characterization, growth and differentiation as well as those with a more translational focus on tissue repair/ regeneration, cancer, or other specific diseases are encouraged to apply.  For immediate availability

In addition to the 3 billion dollars in research funds to be awarded to California institutions as a result of the recent passage of California Stem Cell Proposition 71, each of these positions is a state-supported, tenure-track/tenured professorship with a guaranteed salary base, outstanding fringe benefits, and substantial start-up funds.

Candidates for tenured Associate/Full Professor positions must have well established and funded research programs and Assistant Professor applicants should have demonstrated their potential for research leadership.  In all cases, emphasis will be placed on the applicant’s record of research accomplishment and creativity and promise of continuing success.  Appointments will be made in an appropriate department in the College of Letters of Science, School of Medicine or other professional schools such as the School of Engineering.

Candidates should forward 2 copies of: 1) a description of their research background; 2) full curriculum vitae; and 3) a list of 3-5 references.  UC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, including minorities and women.  Do not submit reprints at this time.  Electronic submissions will not be considered.

Owen Witte, MD, Director, UCLA Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Medicine, c/o Robert DuWors, UCLA Box 951781, Factor 8-684, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1781

Posted Tuesday, May 31, 2005



Scientist position in lung development and signal transduction,
Richmond, VA

A postdoc level scientist position is open to study basic mechanisms
of gene regulation and signal transduction in the pulmonary research
laboratory at the McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia.
Areas of research include lung development and normal and cancer
growth. Techniques at the molecular and cellular levels as well as
animal models are being used. This position is initially funded for
three years. There is no citizenship requirement. The incumbent should
be self-motivated recent MD or PhD with bench research experience.
Interested individuals should send a cover letter, CV and a list of
two or three references to S. Chu, McGuire VA Medical Center (151),
1201 Broad Rock Blv., Richmond, VA, USA 23249, or
Applications will be considered until the position is filled. The
McGuire VA Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.


Posted Tuesday, May 9, 2005



Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology


The Biology Department at the University of the South, also known as Sewanee, invites applications for a VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR for the 2005-6 academic year.  The successful candidate will teach in the Department's introductory cell/molecular/physiology class, in biology classes for non-majors, and in upper division classes in their area of specialty (9 contact hours per week teaching time). Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in cell, molecular or physiological biology.  Candidates should be enthusiastic about working in the context of the liberal arts tradition in education.  The University, with an undergraduate enrollment of about 1,350, has a highly selective program and is located on a biologically diverse 10,000-acre campus on Tennessee's Cumberland Plateau.  Applications will be accepted until a suitable replacement is found.  Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, transcripts, and three letters of reference to: 

Dr. David Haskell, Chair, Biology Department, 735 University Avenue, The University of the South, Sewanee, TN  37383.  Email applications are accepted:  Website: The University of the South is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Posted Tuesday, May 3, 2005


Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown (UPJ), PA

 The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown (UPJ) invites applications for a tenure-stream, full-time position in Developmental Biology at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Biology.  UPJ is a comprehensive four-year undergraduate campus of the University of Pittsburgh system, located 77 miles east of Pittsburgh, PA, offering programs in Natural Sciences (Biology is a unit in this division), Education, Engineering Technology, Humanities, and Social Sciences. 

Responsibilities include a 12-hour teaching load per term and an active research program including supervision of undergraduates, along with departmental, divisional, and college-wide service activities.  Teaching duties will include Introductory Biology and elective courses in one’s specialty area, as demand and opportunity permit.

Qualifications include: Ph.D. in Biology, with a concentration in Developmental Biology; teaching experience; experience conducting research

Starting Date: Late August 2005 

Application Deadline: May 13, 2005, or until position is filled

Please send: 1) vita, 2) statement of professional goals and interests including a statement of eligibility to work in the United States, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, 4) evidence of quality teaching and research, 5) original graduate transcripts, and 6) three original letters of recommendation (sent directly from the reference or placement service) to: Dr. Stephen T. Kilpatrick, Department of Biology, 116 Engineering & Science Building, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Johnstown, PA  15904

Electronic applications will not be accepted.

For further questions please send email to:;

UPJ is an AAEO Employer.  Women and Minority group members are encouraged to apply.

Posted Wednesday, April 6, 2005




Assistant Professors in Biological Sciences, non-tenure track, at Duquesne University

The Department of Biological Sciences of the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences at Duquesne University has openings for non-tenure track assistant professors.  We anticipate that these appointments will be for multiple years.  The successful applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in a biological science, and to have a strong interest in educating and motivating students.  Previous teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level is desirable.  Teaching assignments (typically two or three courses per semester) may include general biology for freshmen, non-majors biology, upper-level courses including areas of physiology, genetics, cellular and molecular biology, and laboratory courses.  Other assignments may include departmental service, e.g. faculty committees, undergraduate and graduate recruiting, equipment/ facilities oversight and training.  Opportunities also exist for professional development and for collaborative research with students and faculty colleagues.  For more information on our collegial and dynamic department:

To apply, please submit your CV, statements of professional goals and teaching philosophy and experience, and the names of three references to: John Doctor, Department of Biological Sciences, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA 15282.  Review of applicants will begin immediately, and will continue until the positions are filled.


Founded by the Holy Ghost Fathers, Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit.  The University values Equality of Opportunity both as an Educational Institution and as an Employer.

Posted Monday, March 28, 2005



Faculty in Stem Cell Research at the University of California, Irvine 

The University of California, Irvine, invites applications at all levels for a cluster of new tenure-track faculty positions in the area of human stem-cell research.  Space designated for stem-cell research, which will be free of NIH-imposed constraints on the use of embryonic stem cells, will be available.  Applicants should have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and have demonstrated creativity and excellence in stem-cell research or a related area.  They will be expected to complement existing strength in stem-cell research at UCI, and to take advantage of major new funding opportunities from state as well as federal and private sources.  Those with a track record showing potential leadership in such an endeavor are strongly encouraged to apply.  Appropriate areas of expertise include, but are not restricted to, potential new therapeutic applications of stem cells studied in animal models and/or human patients, as well as basic research on stem cell properties including development, proliferation, migration, and plasticity.  Successful applicants will also be expected to develop and teach new courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  The level of appointment is flexible and will depend on the applicant’s qualifications. 

Applicants should send a complete CV, a selection of reprints (five or less), and a brief statement of future research plans and teaching interests.  They should arrange for three reference letters to be sent to:  Stem Cell Search Committee of the School of Biological Sciences and College of Medicine, BSA 100, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697.  Application review will begin January 3, 2005 and will continue until the positions are filled.

The University of California, Irvine has an active career partner program and a National Science Foundation Advance Gender Equity Program and is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.

Posted Monday, March 28, 2005


Tenure Track Assistant Professor at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (revised)

Developmental Biology- We are seeking an outstanding candidate committed to both teaching and research involving undergraduates to fill a tenure track assistant professor position for September 2005 in our Biology program.  The College has a diverse array of undergraduate programs and provides vast opportunities for academic and scholarly development in the sciences and mathematics.  Please refer to our website at for further details.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a teaching and research program in the area of Developmental Biology with an emphasis on evolutionary developmental biology as well as interact with faculty in the Biochemistry/Molecular Biology degree program.  Teaching responsibilities may include Developmental Biology, Introductory Biology including Cell Biology (majors’ course), Embryology, as well as other related upper level courses, and General Studies (non-major) courses.  PhD is required.  Postdoctoral experience and expertise in computer applications are a plus.  Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. 

Screening will begin immediately.  Send a letter of application, a resume, a brief statement about your teaching philosophy and research interests, and three letters of recommendation to: Dean Dennis Weiss, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, P.O. Box 195, Pomona NJ 08240-0195.  The Richard Stockton College is an AA/EOE employer.

Posted Wednesday, March 2, 2005



Tenure Track Assistant Professor Positions (2) at Michigan State University

The Department of Zoology ( has openings for two tenure track Assistant Professors, 9-month appointments, to begin in Fall 2005. We are particularly interested in individuals whose research focuses on cellular or developmental processes underlying morphology, physiology, behavior, ecology, or evolution of animals. We will give preference to individuals whose work complements the organismal, evolutionary, and environmental emphases of current Zoology faculty.  The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong, extramurally funded research program, to train graduate students, and to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. The department offers extensive possibilities for collaboration in research and graduate training through its interconnections with other biology departments and interdepartmental programs.  Applicants should have postdoctoral research experience and the clear potential to compete successfully for external research funding. Applications should include a vita, and statements of research goals and teaching interests. Please arrange for letters of support from three referees. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2004. For information contact Fred Dyer at or 517-353-9864.  All materials should be sent to:  Integrative Biology Search, Department of Zoology, 203 Natural Science Building, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824.  AAEO

Posted Monday, January 24, 2005



Faculty Position at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Applications are invited for a position, Assistant or Associate Professor level, in mammalian developmental biology in the Department of Animal Sciences as part of a campus-wide initiative in genomic biology. This interdisciplinary initiative includes new faculty lines and the construction of the state-of-the-art $75 million Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB: Research on stem cell development is of particular interest but all areas of mammalian developmental biology will be considered including reproduction ( and regenerative biology/tissue engineering (ReBTE:

Information about the position and the department can be found at  An application must include a curriculum vitae with a complete list of publications, a concise summary of research accomplishments and future research plans, and contact information for three references. The application must be submitted in PDF format to  Questions should be addressed to Dr. David Miller <>. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by February 15, 2005. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

 Posted Tuesday, January 11, 2005


Tenure Track Faculty Positions at the University at Albany, State University of New York  

The College of Arts and Sciences, University at Albany invites applications for 3 tenure track positions in Life Sciences Research at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels.  Exceptional applicants at the rank of Professor will also be considered.  The University at Albany is engaged in a $100 million initiative in the Life Sciences that includes a new state-of-the-art research building and core facilities focused on Molecular Structure and Function. Successful candidates are expected to have or establish, as appropriate to their experience and rank, externally funded research programs in the broad area of molecular function, including but not limited to gene regulation, mRNA processing, and signal transduction.  Information about the College is found at:  A demonstrated ability to teach and work with culturally diverse populations is required.  Finalists will be required to present a formal seminar on their research interest.

Qualification: Ph.D. and strong publication record.  Preferred candidates for assistant professor appointments should have completed productive post-doctoral training and show promise as independent, extramurally funded investigators. 

Send CV, statement of research interests, and a minimum of 3 letters of reference by email to:  LIFESCIENCES@ALBANY.EDU.  Review of applications will begin January 1, 2005.  The University at Albany is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA employer

Posted Tuesday, January 11, 2005



Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor at Colorado State University

The Department of Biomedical Sciences (BMS) at the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, seeks a scientist to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The individual selected for this position will be expected to establish an independent research program, teach systems-oriented renal physiology and related topics to professional veterinary students, and participate in teaching related topics to graduate and undergraduate students. This recruitment is part of a broader initiative to enhance expertise in areas of renal and cardiopulmonary physiology.   A veterinary degree is not essential, but the successful candidate must be capable of teaching in a medically-oriented curriculum.  Additional information about the BMS Department and its faculty can be found at

Applicants must have a PhD, DVM, MD or equivalent degree.  A letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and a list of three references should be sent to the Chair of the search committee: Dr. Richard Bowen, ARBL, Campus Delivery 1683, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523.

Review of applications will begin February 15, 2005, applications received after this date will not be considered.  Colorado State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and complies with all Federal and Colorado state laws, regulations and executive orders regarding affirmative action requirements and programs. 

Posted Tuesday, January 11, 2005



Assistant Professor at Central Washington Univ.



Central Washington University invites Molecular Developmental Biologists--with a strong dedication to teaching and research involving students--to apply for a tenure-track ASSISTANT PROFESSORSHIP in biology beginning September 2005. Molecular Developmental Biologists specializing in non-vertebrate systems are especially encouraged to apply. Screening begins January 31, 2004, and will continue until the position is filled. For information please visit website: Central Washington University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX Institution.


Posted Tuesday, December 14, 2004



Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology at Wartburg College


Developmental Biology or Histology and General Biology.  Full-time, tenure-track position, beginning fall term 2005.  Ph.D. in appropriate scientific area and demonstrated expertise in developmental biology or histology required.  Teach major and non-major general biology courses; advise biology majors; and supervise undergraduate research.

Send letter of application, CV, unofficial transcripts, and names, addresses and phone numbers for three references to Jane Juchems, Director of Human Resources, Wartburg College, 100 Wartburg Blvd., Waverly, IA  50677-0903.  E-mail:  Screening of applications begins January 9, 2005 and continues until position is filled.  Complete information at College, Waverly, Iowa is a four-year, coeducational college of the ELCA. AA/EOE

Posted Tuesday, December 7, 2004



Assistant or Associate Professor of Genetics at James Madison University


The Department of Biology at James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, invites applications for a tenure track, Assistant or Associate level broadly trained GENETICIST, beginning fall, 2005.  Student-focused department requires a candidate with commitment to and excellence in teaching.  Active research involving undergraduates is expected; area of interest is open, including plant, animal, or other eukaryotic system.  Primary teaching responsibility includes introductory level Genetics and Development with lab.  Additional opportunities in upper division curriculum and/or general education are available.  A Ph.D. is required and post-doctoral or faculty experience is desirable.  For more information see  or phone 540-568-6733.  Send letter of intent, CV, statements of teaching philosophy and research plan, and have three persons send reference letters to: Ms. Sheila Santee,  Review of candidates will begin Jan. 5, 2005

JMU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access employer, and especially encourages applications from minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.

Posted Tuesday, December 7, 2004



Assistant Professor at the University of Evenasville

The Department of Biology at the University of Evansville is offering a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor for a Developmental Biologist.  The faculty member must be trained in developmental biology, genetics, molecular biology, and general biology.  Experience in population genetics, quantitative genetics, or genomics would be helpful.  The successful candidate also may be asked to teach in the general education curriculum and will develop an upper division course in his or her area of expertise.  The individual selected is expected to advise students and maintain active research and scholarship. 

The position is available beginning August, 2005.  To ensure consideration, materials must be received by January 14, 2005

Send a letter of application, curriculum vita, graduate school transcripts, short statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations if available, and three letters of recommendation (to be forwarded separately) to:  Dr. Michael J. Cullen, Chair, Department of Biology, University of Evansville, 1800 Lincoln Avenue, Evansville, IN 47722

The University of Evansville operates under a non-discriminatory policy with regard to race, color, creed or religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.

Posted Wednesday, November 24, 2004



Faculty Position in Regenerative/Developmental Biology at the Boston Biomedical Research Institute (BBRI)  


We seek an outstanding scientist whose work is relevant to regenerative medicine and/or developmental biology. Those with interests in gene discovery or signaling pathways and who focus on areas such as stem cells, disease, aging, or tissue repair are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent and postdoctoral experience. Appointment can be at either junior (Assistant Professor equivalent) or senior (Associate or Full Professor equivalent) level. For a senior appointment, significant independent research experience and funding are required.

BBRI is an independent, non-profit research institute that is dedicated to basic biomedical research. We are located in a new facility in Watertown, Massachusetts, about two miles west of Harvard Square in Cambridge. The Institute offers a collegial environment with expertise and state-of-the-art equipment to support work in biochemistry, biophysics, and molecular, cellular, and structural biology.

Applicants are asked to send a curriculum vitae, a research plan, and, if applying at the junior faculty level, the names of three references to:

Faculty Search Committee

Boston Biomedical Research Institute

64 Grove Street

Watertown MA 02472


Reviews of applications will begin on January 15, 2005. For additional information about BBRI, visit our website at  

BBRI has adopted a policy on diversity and encourages applications from women and underrepresented minorities.

Posted Wednesday, November 24, 2004



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