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Open Faculty Position

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Molecular and Systems Biology


Essential Duties:

The Department of Molecular and Systems Biology at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. We seek applicants to direct an independent and innovative research program to understand complex problems in cell or developmental biology, regeneration, neuroscience, or mechanisms of disease using approaches in genetics, genomics, epigenetics, metabolomics, bioinformatics, or computational systems biology.

Dartmouth is highly committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive population of students, faculty, and staff. We seek applicants who are able to work effectively with individuals from all backgrounds, including but not limited to: racial and ethnic minorities, women, those who identify with LGBTQ+ communities, persons with disabilities, are from lower-income backgrounds, veterans, and first-generation college graduates.


Our department offers a dynamic and interactive environment where faculty members benefit from collaborative and collegial interactions across campus, with foundational and clinical departments at Geisel, the School of Arts & Sciences, the Thayer School of Engineering, and the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies.

A generous start-up package and access to state-of-the-art research facilities will be provided. Individuals will be given opportunities for mentoring and teaching graduate students in relevant Ph.D. programs (e.g., Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB), Quantitative Biomedical Sciences (QBS), and Integrative Neuroscience at Dartmouth (IND). The successful candidate may, as appropriate, also benefit from association with one of four NIH-sponsored Centers for Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) in Quantitative Biomedical Sciences, Biomolecular Targeting, Molecular Epidemiology, and Cystic Fibrosis and/or the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center.

Applicant Requirements:

Applicants should state in their cover letter how their teaching, research, service, and/or life experiences prepare them to advance Dartmouth’s commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and relevant postdoctoral research experience.  Applicants should upload a cover letter, a separate summary (1 page or less) of their three most significant contributions to science to date (without reference to individuals, institutions, publications, metrics, or awards), a curriculum vitae (that does not include impact factors), a description of proposed research (3 pages or less) and a teaching statement to: Letters of recommendation should be provided from three referees.

The one page of scientific contributions should not include your name, institution, publications, awards or any other identifier. This anonymous page will be used for pre-screening solely on the merit of scientific contributions thus far, and as a means to counter implicit biases.


Please Note:

The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth is located in the neighboring towns of Hanover and Lebanon on the New Hampshire and Vermont border. Dartmouth is surrounded by a vibrant, academic, and professional community offering excellent schools, lively arts, and an unmatched quality of life. Boston MA, Burlington VT, and Montreal, QC are all within a few hours’ drive.

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Consideration of applications will begin on September 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.  


Please visit Dartmouth Faculty Recruitment to view other open faculty positions at Dartmouth College.