Welcome

Research groups in the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology share a common interest in exploring the mechanisms underlying the coordinated behaviors of molecules, cells and tissues to form living organisms. We combine genetic, biochemical, molecular, cell biological and quantitative approaches to investigate fundamental biological processes across a range of organisms, from viruses and microbes to plants, worms, flies, fish and mammals. We are committed to excellence in research and teaching, and offer students a diversity of course offerings and research opportunities. The commonalities of our research interests combined with varied experimental approaches help forge a rigorous yet interdisciplinary and collaborative environment.

The department strives to provide a diverse and inclusive environment for all members of our community.  More…

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Job Opportunities

Assistant Professor: 

We are searching for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. We are interested in candidates using any experimental approach, including molecular, genetic, biochemical, computational, genomic, or proteomic, to investigate outstanding questions in plant biology at the organismal, cellular, or molecular level. We also encourage applications from anyone whose interests synergize with the broad interests of the MCDB faculty that include microbiology, cell biology, molecular biology, developmental biology, genetics, chemical biology, neurobiology, and biotechnology.

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Assistant Professor: 

The Systems Biology Institute (SBI) at Yale University in partnership with the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB), seeks applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor faculty position in molecular, cellular, or developmental biology, or microbiology, or the intersection of these fields. Research interests and methodological approaches can span the field of systems biology and include (but are not limited to) integrative (experimental and computational/theoretical) approaches to the analysis and/or engineering of biological systems on multiple spatial and temporal scales; and approaches that combine multiple experimental modalities, including bulk and single cell multi-OMICs, and/or novel imaging techniques, coupled with sophisticated analytical methods. Of particular interest will be research programs that seek to develop a mechanistic understanding of molecular, cellular or developmental systems in an interdisciplinary fashion and might apply mathematics- or physics-inspired tools and perspectives. However, applications from all areas of systems biology, understood in the broadest sense of the field, will be given careful consideration. The SBI and MCDB strive to foster a diverse, inclusive, and supportive community, and the application includes a personal statement to describe your perspective on the opportunities and challenges in building an equitable and inclusive environment. Women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
 

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