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Department of Developmental Biology is launching a faculty search

Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology, Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine

The Department of Developmental Biology at Washington University School of Medicine invites applications at the level of assistant professor on the tenure track.  We are seeking outstanding colleagues with an interest in any area of developmental biology, including the genetic and epigenetic mechanisms of embryogenesis, cell fate specification and reprogramming, regeneration, aging, tissue engineering and quantitative approaches to developmental biology. Faculty in the Department of Developmental Biology employ a broad range of cell culture systems and model organisms including human embryonic stem cells, C. elegans, D. melanogaster, zebrafish and mouse. For more information, please visit our website at

Review of applications will start October 31, 2021. Interested applicants are required to submit their cover letter, curriculum vitae, and summary of their research accomplishments and plans through the online application website found at

Applicants should also be prepared to provide the names and email contact information for three referees to provide letters of recommendation during the application process.

Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.