Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
Department of Oral Biology
The Department of Oral Biology is searching for a Molecular Biologist for one (1) faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor on tenure track. The Department is an integral member of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and as such has access to highly qualified PhD students.
In this role, the applicant will develop and supervise scientific projects and establish research initiatives designed to place the department in a position of national prominence. The applicant will also collaborate in discoveries that will enhance the understanding of bacterial pathogenesis and/or host susceptibility to oral disease. The applicant be expected to: develop an innovative, internationally competitive research program, supported by external funding; participate in training PhD students: contribute to the Department’s graduate and undergraduate research and teaching programs.
Qualified candidates should have a PhD in Biology or a related field. A track record of funding from NIH, NSF or comparable institutes is required. Applicants working in the area of molecular biology related to genetics and/or genomics of oral microbes or host susceptibility agents, and who have publications in the area of Oral Biology will be given preference and are encouraged to apply. Applicants should also have a record of student training.
Positions will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Rutgers School of Dental Medicine is a component of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and is located on the Newark Campus of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Division, along with the Rutgers Medical School, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the School of Health Related Professions and the School of Nursing. Rutgers School of Dental Medicine is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. The final candidate will be required to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of intent including references and curriculum vitae to:
Daniel H. Fine, DMD
Chair, Department of Oral Biology
110 Bergen Street
Newark, NJ 07103-2400