The Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology at the Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine ( invites application for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The position comes with competitive salary, generous start-up support, and ample lab and office space.

We are seeking scientists with a demonstrated record of productivity and scientific excellence, addressing important and challenging problems across a broad range of research areas, including, but not limited to, cell biology, systems biology, epigenetics and chromatin biology, RNA biology, and metabolism. Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, with relevant postdoctoral experience, and plans to develop a creative and independent research program. We especially welcome applications from members of all groups underrepresented in STEM.

The successful candidate will join a welcoming and vibrant Department that in the last decade has enjoyed a major transformation in its personnel and infrastructure, including hiring new faculty members at all levels and renovation of 35,000 square feet of research space. Research currently encompasses six main themes: Development, Cell Biology, Genomics, Neuroscience, Metabolism, and Proteomics/Glycomics.

Applicants should upload the following items to :

  • Cover letter (max 1 page),
  • Curriculum vitae including full list of publications,
  • Research statement with a description of significant research accomplishments and future research plans (max 3 pages)
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) statement highlighting the commitment to mentoring diverse trainees and contributing to increasing inclusiveness and diversity in the Department (max 1 page)
  • Names and email addresses of three persons who will provide letters of recommendation (to be submitted online by the reference writers)


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis through the Fall until the position is filled. Please direct email queries to

Boston University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer