Assistant Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology

Harvard University

United States


Position Description

Harvard’s Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology (HSCRB, a joint department bridging the Faculty or Arts and Sciences and Harvard Medical School (HMS), is currently recruiting tenure-track faculty in Immunology to join its multi-disciplinary research and teaching faculty. Candidates with a PhD, MD, or equivalent degree, a track-record of significant research accomplishments, and an innovative research program focused on basic or applied questions in immunobiology, including innate and adaptive immune responses, autoimmunity, immunoengineering, and immunological aspects of tissue homeostasis and repair, are invited to apply. The successful candidate will join a robust and interactive community of immunologists within and outside the department, and will be located at HMS, together with the HMS Department of Immunology.

New faculty will benefit from state-of-the-art research facilities, strong institutional and departmental commitment to career development, and a vibrant, collaborative research enterprise that brings together fundamental biology and medical science to create unique scientific and educational opportunities. Appointments will be made at the academic rank of assistant or associate professor, in accordance with the candidate’s experience and accomplishments. The appointee will teach and advise undergraduate, graduate and medical students. We strongly encourage applications from women and minority candidates. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate or terminal degree in an applicable field required by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications

Strong research record and a commitment to undergraduate teaching and graduate training.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal at

1. Cover letter

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Teaching statement (1 page, describing teaching approach and philosophy)

4. Research statement including present and future plans (1-3 pages)

5. Reprints of 3 representative publications

6. Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas.

7. Names and contact information of 3-5 references (three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is complete only when at least three letters have been submitted). One letter must come from someone who has not served as the candidate’s graduate or postdoctoral advisor

All applications and materials must be submitted by July 15, 2019.

Contact Information

Danielle Oliver
Program Manager, Faculty and Academic Affairs
Harvard Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology (HSCRB)
Bauer Laboratory
7 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge MA 02138

Contact Email

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research
  5. Publication
  6. Publication 2
  7. Publication 3
  8. Other

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