Assistant/Associate Professor of Molecular Metabolism

  • Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Department of Molecular Metabolism
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Sep 17, 2020
Full time   Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences Health Sciences, OT, PT, Kinesiology Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description

 

The Department of Molecular Metabolism (MET) (formerly Department of Genetics and Complex Diseases) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health invites applications for the level of assistant or associate professor. The shared interest of MET faculty is to explore metabolic biology to determine the basic mechanisms underlying the most important, non-communicable diseases affecting human health, including metabolic diseases, cancer, and neurodegeneration.

The successful applicant will hold a PhD and/or MD degree and will have a record of outstanding productivity in an area that complements the existing research and training goals of the department. The candidate should possess the ability to work collaboratively with other scientists and the scholarly qualities required to mentor the diverse population of doctoral students in the PhD Program in Biological Sciences in Public Health within Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. A generous start-up package and state-of-the-art research facilities will be available.

The Department of Molecular Metabolism offers a supportive and vibrant scientific community that values building a diverse faculty body.  The Department Chair is committed to junior faculty success and will work closely with the hired candidate to develop a mentorship plan. Additionally, the Offices of Faculty Affairs, Research Strategy and Development, and Research Administration, together with mentors and academic departments, work in partnership to provide an individualized research development support system for each new tenure-track faculty member. Through this coordinated effort, faculty establish strong relationships with key administrative departments, receive support and guidance to navigate the funding landscape, and garner the tools and resources needed to succeed as members of the Harvard Chan School research community.

We welcome candidates who are interested in mentoring diverse students and teaching in laboratory and classroom settings that foster belonging. We are committed to upholding the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Women and individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

For more information on the Department of Molecular Metabolism, please visit us at:

https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/molecular-metabolism/

 

Information on resources for faculty career development and work/life balance can be found at:

http://hsph.me/resources-career-development-and-work-life-balance

 

The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health seeks to find, develop, promote, and retain the world’s best scholars. Harvard University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

The successful applicant will hold a PhD and/or MD degree and will have a record of outstanding productivity in an area that complements the existing research and training goals of the department. The candidate should possess the ability to work collaboratively with other scientists and the scholarly qualities required to mentor the diverse population of doctoral students in the PhD Program in Biological Sciences in Public Health within Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. A generous start-up package and state-of-the-art research facilities will be available.

Application Details

Please note the formal application deadline is November 1, 2020. Applications received after this deadline may or may not be reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications may not be reviewed if incomplete.

Those applying for assistant professor must submit 4 letters of reference.

Those applying for associate professor must submit 6 letters of reference.

 

Apply Here: https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/9755

 

 

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Application Deadline

Please note the formal application deadline is November 1, 2020.