Chair, Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Washington D.C.
September 14 2017
Organization Type

School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Chair, Department of Biochemistry and
Molecular Medicine

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) invites applications for the chair of the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine position. Research in the Department focuses on cancer biology and many faculty are affiliated with the recently established George Washington Cancer Center that brings together the resources of the University, the GW Medical Faculty Associates, and the GW University Hospital to expand cancer research efforts. Other areas of faculty research include applied bioinformatics, computational genomics, autism, and cellular and molecular biochemical studies of cardiomyopathy and hepatobiology.

Basic Qualifications: The successful candidate will be an internationally-recognized scientist with a Ph.D. in an appropriate field and/or a M.D. degree and an outstanding record of extramurally funded research. Candidates should also possess a background and experience that has prepared them to lead the department in fulfilling its research agenda and educational responsibilities.

To Apply: To be considered, please review the full position description and complete an online faculty application at There you will be asked to upload a curriculum vitae and a cover letter and to provide the names of professional references. Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Successful completion of a background screening will be required as a condition of hire.

The George Washington University and the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates are an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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