Advanced Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Molecular Structure/Function

Salt Lake City, Utah
Dependent on experience and benefits.
September 25 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Department of Biology at the University of Utah invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position at the advanced Assistant, Associate, or Professor level. We seek applicants with vigorous, funded research programs addressing fundamental questions in biology from a molecular perspective. We welcome applicants working in any type of model system including plants, animals, fungi, bacteria, and protists.

The new faculty member will be expected to maintain an impactful research program and to contribute to the Biology Department’s increasingly interdisciplinary teaching mission at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The University of Utah offers exceptional opportunities for collaboration in basic and clinical research, education and outreach across many departments in several colleges, all at the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains with nearby world-class cultural and recreational opportunities.

Applicants should upload: (1) a cover letter, (2) CV, (3) description of current and future research interests, (4) statement of teaching experience and interests, (5) up to four publications or pre-prints, and (6) the names and e-mail addresses of three references. Applications are confidential, and references will not be contacted without prior notification to the applicant. Applications will be accepted electronically in PDF format at Initial interview selections will begin on October 15, 2017, but applications submitted at a later date may be considered.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.