Office of the Provost

Assistant or Associate or Professor of Biological Sciences

There are two positions for this department:  Position 1   |   Position 2




Assistant Professor (Ecology & Evolution: Organismal Sensing)

(Job posting #0601244; Apply now)

The Department of Biological Sciences at New Jersey Institute of Technology seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Organismal Sensing starting August 2013. We are seeking an individual whose research utilizes techniques for detecting, monitoring and/or tracking organisms with the goal of understanding ecological processes at any level of organization, from the individual to the biosphere, and who will leverage collaborative opportunities at NJIT for technological innovation. Methodological approaches may include, but are not limited to, traditional remote sensing techniques such as satellite imagery and GIS, or alternative approaches such as RFID, machine vision, sonar, and radar.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. degree in Biology or a closely-related field and possess a strong enthusiasm and ability to teach broadly.  Outstanding candidates will possess strong research interests with proven experience and scholarly accomplishment, the ability to sustain a strong externally-funded research program, and be eager to collaborate with colleagues from related disciplines.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching goals, and the names and contact information of three references. Applications must be submitted on-line at http://njit.jobs, referencing posting # 0601244 (Department: Biological Sciences 00160).  Direct enquiries to Daniel Bunker dbunker@njit.edu. Review of applications will begin on December 21, 2012.

NJIT is dedicated to recruiting and retaining women and underrepresented minorities to help the university achieve its mission of education, research, economic development, and service. The New Jersey Institute of Technology is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


Assistant Professor (Neuroscience: Cellular & Systems)

(Job posting #0601231; Apply now)

The Department of Biological Sciences seeks outstanding candidates to apply for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position starting in August, 2013.

We seek a researcher with experience and scholarly achievements in cellular and systems neuroscience. Interdisciplinary candidates who work on non-mammalian model systems and use genetic, functional genomics or proteomics approaches to understand neurophysiological processes are of special interest.

Consideration will also be given to applicants at a higher rank who have demonstrated research accomplishments and an appropriate level of academic excellence. Women and members of under-represented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in biology or related field and possess a strong enthusiasm and a demonstrated ability to teach. Outstanding candidates should have focused research interests with proven experience and scholarly accomplishments. Successful candidates will be expected to sustain a strong externally-funded research program in their areas of specialization and should be eager to collaborate with colleagues from related disciplines.

At the university's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the university, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position. 

NJIT is committed to diversity among its faculty, and applications from women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/H/V.