Faculty positions in Synthetic Biology & Systems Biology at BU

October 5, 2010 § Leave a comment

Boston University is seeking candidates for tenure-track faculty positions in Biomedical Engineering for September 2011 as part of the newly established Engineering Systems and Synthetic Biology Initiative. This initiative will develop research and educational programs at the intersection of engineering and synthetic and systems biology with particular emphasis on infectious diseases. These programs will be developed in collaboration with Boston University School of Medicine and the National Infectious and Emerging Disease Laboratory.

BME at BU is one of the nation’s top-ranked departments, attracting exceptional graduate and undergraduate students. The BME department’s 33 primary faculty members have strengths in numerous research areas. In both teaching and research, the BME department is known for its highly quantitative approach to biomedical science. As a Coulter Translational Partnership school, faculty are able to translate advances in biomedical research into new applications that make a positive impact on society. Applications are invited from tenure-track candidates with research interests in synthetic biology and systems biology. Candidates with interdisciplinary research interests that transcend the traditional boundaries of BME are also encouraged to take advantage of opportunities for joint appointments in other College departments, within the Division of Materials Science and Engineering and/or the Division of Systems Engineering.

Review of applicants will begin November 15, 2010. Please send pdf files of a CV along with a list of potential references, a statement of research interests, and a statement of teaching interests to:

Chair, SSBE Faculty Search Committee

Boston University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the cultural and intellectual diversity of its faculty.

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