Assistant Professor In Residence - Genetics, Genomics, Evolution and Development
University of California Berkeley
Location: Berkeley, California
Type: Full Time
Biomedical - Genetic Engineering
Biomedical - Molecular Engineering
Years of Experience:
Less than 2
Internal Number: 3606699
Assistant Professor In Residence - Genetics, Genomics, Evolution and Development - Department of Molecular and Cell Biology
Position overview Position title: Assistant Professor In Residence Anticipated start: July 1, 2023 Application Window
Open November 1, 2022 through Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Assistant Professor-in-Residence University of California, Berkeley Department of Molecular and Cell Biology (MCB), Division of Genetics, Genomics, Evolution, and Development (GGED)
The Department of Molecular and Cell Biology (MCB), and Division of Genetics, Genomics, Evolution, and Development (GGED) at the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) invite applications for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor-in-Residence level. The candidate will be joining a world class department in Genetics, Genomics, Evolution, and Development, providing tremendous opportunities for engagement in interdisciplinary research of the highest quality. This department offer a welcoming environment that is both diverse and inclusive. Together these features provide an ideal setting for carrying out the most impactful research. We seek candidates studying fundamental aspects of genetics, genomics, evolution, and/or developmental biology.
The Professor-in-Residence (PiR) series conveys membership in the Academic Senate. The incumbent will be expected to engage in service to the Department and Berkeley campus commensurate with rank and career progression. As a member of the MCB faculty, the incumbent will be expected to teach or co-teach approximately 15 lecture hours per year, inclusive of the responsibilities that normally accompany instruction (e.g., holding office hours, developing curriculum, evaluating course work).
This is a 100%, full-time position expected to be funded at 75% from research support and 25% from Departmental funding in recognition of teaching commitments.
The PiR series does not confer tenure; the successfully candidate will be initially appointed in a two-year term with possibility of renewal pending performance and funding.
The Department of Molecular and Cell Biology is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. We are also interested in candidates who have had non-traditional career paths or who have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academia. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty
Candidates should demonstrate excellence, originality and productivity in research, an interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentoring, and a commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Berkeley and in MCB. Our excellence requires faculty who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion.
Division: https://mcb.berkeley.edu/faculty/ggd Qualifications Basic qualifications (required at time of application) Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree), or enrolled in a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application. Additional qualifications (required at time of start) PhD (or equivalent international degree) at the time of appointment to Assistant Professor in Residence. Preferred qualifications A Ph.D. or equivalent international degree in Biology, Biophysics, Computational Biology, Systems Biology, or a related field. Candidates should have demonstrated excellence, originality, and productivity in research, and an interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching and promoting diversity and equal opportunity. Application Requirements Document requirements
Cover Letter (Optional)
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Summary of major research accomplishments - Provide a summary of your major research accomplishments in approximately 250 words.
Summary of ongoing and planned research program - Summary of your ongoing and planned research program (approximately 1,500 words with intermixed figures). This should begin with a title for your research program and should include a list of essential publication citations.
Publications list - Complete list of all of your publications
Significant publication #1 - In addition to your publication, provide a statement that begins with the manuscript title and author list and then summarizes, in approximately 300 words, the significance of the selected publication.
Significant publication #2 - In addition to your publication, provide a statement that begins with the manuscript title and author list and then summarizes, in approximately 300 words, the significance of the selected publication.
Significant publication #3 - In addition to your publication, provide a statement that begins with the manuscript title and author list and then summarizes, in approximately 300 words, the significance of the selected publication.
Statement of Teaching - Statement of your teaching interests, philosophy, and future plans as well as any prior teaching and mentoring experience. This position could entail diverse teaching in genetics, genomics, and biophysics, so please discuss the potential of teaching diverse undergraduate courses including Genetics Genomics, and Cell Biology (MCB104), General Genetics (MCB140), Genetics Lab (MCB140L), Physical Biology of the Cell (MCB137L), and graduate courses including Advanced Genetic Analysis (MCB240), and MCB288 (Data Science for Molecular and Cell Biology) and additional courses and bootcamps in Quantitative Biology and Computational Biology. (approximately 500 words).
Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).
3-5 letters of reference required
Apply link:https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03717 Help contact:[email protected] Campus Information Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values at UC Berkeley. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and academic and non-academic staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our academic positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity, inclusion, and belonging.
The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct
In searches when letters of reference are required all letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/ucb-confidentiality-policy) prior to submitting their letter.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.