Job ID: 172610

Assistant/Associate Professor

Stevens Institute of Technology

  • Nov. 16, 2021
  • Assistant/Associate Professor
  • Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
  • Stevens Institute of Technology
    Hoboken, NJ
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Chemistry - Biochemistry
    Chemistry - General
    Biology - Biochemistry
    Biology - General

Job Description
The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology in the Schaefer School of Engineering and Science at Stevens Institute of Technology (Stevens) seeks to fill a faculty position in Computational Biology at an open professorial rank (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor) starting in Fall 2022.

The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology (CCB) at Stevens is known for its legacy of fostering and nurturing groundbreaking, world-class innovation. CCB was among the first to offer an undergraduate Chemical Biology degree in 1978 and today remains at the forefront of chemical biology with our internationally recognized faculty in the healthcare domain as well as with professionally diverse experiences in academia and industry. The department currently consists of 17 full time faculty members, approximately 145 undergraduates, 40 Masters, and 25 doctoral students. The CCB faculty is active in research and has brought in $4.2M research funding from NIH and NSF during the academic year of 2020-2021.

The… vision of CCB, newly formulated in 2021, will strengthen our department to be a community of researchers with molecular, cellular, and computational minds, dedicated to educating the next generation of science leaders and innovators and exploring transformative scientific ideas for global societal impact. Per this strategic vision, we would like to build computational biology research portfolio in conjunction with our current strengths in computational chemistry, drug discovery, and cancer research.

The ideal candidate is expected to build a strong externally-funded research program aimed at generating new insights into compelling biological problems by developing and using data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence tools. The candidate is also expected to develop and deliver innovative undergraduate and graduate courses. This position requires the candidate to have a Ph.D. degree in biological sciences or related fields.

Stevens Institute of Technology is a private university located in Hoboken, New Jersey. The 55-acre campus is on the Hudson River across from midtown Manhattan within a few minutes from NYC via public transportation. Besides the spectacular view of the Manhattan skyline, Stevens’ exceptional location offers excellent opportunities for collaboration with nearby universities, Brookhaven National Laboratory, and major corporate research laboratories. The Schaefer School of Engineering and Science is the largest school among four schools at Stevens.

Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes.

Stevens values diversity and seeks candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for students, faculty and staff of all races and genders. We are an NSF ADVANCE institution committed to equitable practices and policies and strongly encourage applications from qualified women and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The search committee will begin review of applications immediately.  All applications should be submitted electronically through the HR website at:… and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research plan, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and contact information of at least three references as a single PDF. For any inquiries, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Prof. Yong Zhang < >.

Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

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