Faculty Postion

Stanford University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Developmental Biology in the Beckman Center for Molecular and Genetic Medicine in the School of Medicine. This is a broad search, and the department is interested in applicants working in diverse fields. We view Developmental Biology in the broadest sense, encompassing Microbes to Humans and employing a wide-variety of molecular and genetic approaches as well as systems level biology, engineering, and computational science. The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching. Applicants are expected to establish a vigorous and innovative research program studying fundamental biological processes in any experimental system. Responsibilities include teaching graduate students and research-oriented medical students. Interested applicants should send a curriculum vitae, and a brief statement of research objectives in a single pdf file to: DevBioFacultySearch_2015@stanford.edu

In addition, please arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to this email as well. Consideration of application files will begin September 15, 2015. Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.


Listing of faculty members in the department

For questions regarding the search please contact Sue Elliott.

PhD Program

The PhD program in Developmental Biology is one of 14 Biosciences PhD programs offered at Stanford University. Our faculty are dedicated to training new leaders to address the fundamental problems of development in a wide group of organisms.