Reproductive, Stem Cell, Perinatal Biologist/Senior Scientist

Stanford University School of Medicine in California

Deadline November 26, 2014
Date Posted July 21, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time


Stanford University is seeking outstanding applicants (PhD or MD/PhD) for a full-time, potential tenure-track position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in the Division of Reproductive, Stem Cell and Perinatal Biology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stanford University School of Medicine. A well-established and innovative research program with a distinguished publication record in the area of reproductive, stem cell and/or perinatal biology relevant to the discipline of obstetrics and gynecology as broadly defined, is a prerequisite.  Applicants will be responsible for training graduate students and research-oriented medical students, as applicable.  This position may include a leadership role as division director.  Preference will be given to outstanding candidates who can complement and enhance existing strengths in reproductive, stem cell and perinatal biology within the Department and the surrounding University.

The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching.  The major criterion for appointment for faculty in the Non-tenure Line (Research) is evidence of high-level performance as a researcher for whose special knowledge a programmatic need exists.  Faculty rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Stanford offers an excellent compensation plan and an impressive benefits package, which includes generous housing, retirement benefits, and for dependents, an outstanding tuition assistance program. Stanford is at the heart of an exciting and innovative environment and is a friendly and collegial place to work.  The surrounding communities of San Francisco and the greater Bay Area offer an unrivaled array of recreational and cultural venues with a temperate climate to allow for year-round enjoyment.

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the universitys research, teaching and clinical missions.

Interested candidates should send a copy of their curriculum vitae, a brief letter outlining their interests and names of three references to:

Chris Contag, PhD, Chair, Search Committee
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Stanford University School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive, HG332
Stanford, CA  94305-5317
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