The Department of Biological Science at Florida State University invites outstanding applications for a tenure-track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in the broadly-defined area of Developmental Biology. The Department is interested in individuals using any experimental system to understand fundamental developmental processes, including those of biomedical significance. Successful candidates are expected to establish an innovative, extramurally-funded research program and contribute to undergraduate and graduate education. The Department of Biological Science is a diverse and interactive group with 47 tenure-track faculty members, including scientific leaders in developmental genetics, epigenetics, chromosome biology, neuroscience, evolution, cell biology, structural biology and virology. Researchers have access to excellent facilities including a state-of-the-art imaging facility with a Titan Krios electron microscope, confocal live cell imaging and super-resolution 3D-SIM, as well as flow cytometry and mass spectrometry facilities, the Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine and the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory.  For information about Florida State University’s Biology Department, visit our website at

Submit your application as a single pdf file to (JOB ID 42382). Include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and research & teaching statements. Separately, enter names and contact information of three references who will be contacted by email and provided a system generated link to upload a confidential letter. Review of applications will begin on October 23, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed to Prof. James M. Fadool:

FSU is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community that is welcoming to all faculty, staff and students. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to fostering and promoting the values of diversity and inclusion. Florida State University is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled and Veteran Employer.