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Assistant Professor, Department of Biology

Duke University
Washington, Dist. of Columbia, US
Closing date
Oct 6, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Full time
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Duke University's Department of Biology is planning to hire two Assistant Professors. We are looking for individuals who will develop a world-class research program in any area of Biology, using any mode of inquiry (experimental, field, or theoretical work), and enhance and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the biological sciences. We are broadly interested in individuals whose research integrates across biological scales such as the organization of and interactions among molecules, cells, organisms, species, and their environment. Strong candidates must also share our passion for teaching and mentoring our undergraduate and graduate students, and support our departmental mission, which prioritizes inclusive scientific and educational excellence.

For more information about the goals of this search, the department of Biology and ongoing synergistic research initiatives at Duke please visit the following website:

Interested candidates should submit the following by October 21, 2022: a cover letter (with contact information); a curriculum vitae; a three-page research statement that includes a description of research accomplishments and plans for future research; a one-page statement describing their awareness of, experience promoting, and plans to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion; a one-page statement describing their teaching philosophy, previous experiences and future plans for teaching; and 3 reference letters. Applications must be submitted electronically through ( The start date for this position is August 1, 2023.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer located in Durham, NC that is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and provides employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. We are committed to creating an outstanding and inclusive training environment and we strongly encourage members from historically marginalized groups to apply.

The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Biology - Assistant Professor, Location: Washington, DC - 20037
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