Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

Boulder County, Colorado
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
September 28 2017
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Assistant Professor of Biochemistry: University of Colorado Boulder

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at CU Boulder seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of biochemistry to begin in the Fall of 2018. The area of research is broadly defined to include all aspects of biochemical and biophysical research. We particularly welcome applications focused on computational biology and biophysical approaches to study biological processes.  

Applicants are expected to establish an innovative research program; research at the interface of the biological sciences, physical sciences, computer science, and/or engineering is encouraged. The candidate is expected to lead a productive, externally funded research program and take an active role in undergraduate and graduate teaching. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by November 5, 2017.  

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Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in biochemistry or a related field.  

Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for 4 references.  Also include 1) a description of future research plans (up to 3 pages) that includes a brief statement about how your research complements and broadens research in the department, and 2) a teaching statement (up to 1 page) that mentions the types of courses that match your interests.  In the CV, please include a 1-2 sentence statement describing the impact of up to five selected publications.  Reference letters will be requested separately by the search committee after the application deadline.

To apply, submit your materials on the University of Colorado website using the following link: .Review of applications will begin on November 6th; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200, extension 5 or All other job related inquiries should be directed to the contact for this posting.