Assistant Professor Tenure-Track CSU

Colorado State University Fort Collins, Colorado
$82,000 DOE
September 21 2018
Position Type
Full Time
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Faculty Position in Biomolecular Interactions and Structure

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Colorado State University

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seeks applicants for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. Applications will be considered from individuals with research interests and backgrounds in the broadly defined areas of biomolecular interactions, the assembly and regulation of macromolecular complexes, mechanistic biochemistry, and/or structural biology. The Department has outstanding research programs in the areas of molecular biology, cellular biochemistry, and macromolecular structure & function. This position is part of a plan to further broaden departmental expertise in biophysics, biochemistry, structural biology, and/or chemical biology approaches. The research program of strong candidates should complement our current strengths with broad consideration given to the research tools and systems being utilized.

The successful hire is expected to develop or maintain an internationally recognized externally-funded research program with a biochemistry focus, participate in undergraduate and graduate education, and provide service through Departmental, College, and University committees, as well as external review panels. The position requires a firm commitment to undergraduate and graduate education. Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Applicants must hold a doctoral degree and have post-doctoral training in appropriate fields. Candidates should have a strong record of publications and provide evidence of expertise in the broad areas defined above, as demonstrated in part by submission of a research plan describing future projects that will be competitive for external funding.

EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS The position is a nine-month, tenure-track, academic appointment. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Funds are available to provide an appropriate start-up package. The anticipated start date is August 16, 2019.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES Applicants should upload by November 1, 2018 at, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research accomplishments and future plans, and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests. The applicant will provide the names and contact information of three individuals qualified to assess their ability to fulfill the responsibilities of the position. Letters of recommendation will be automatically requested via email from referees upon submission of an application and the letters must be submitted on-line by November 8, 2018 for full consideration. For further information regarding this position, consult the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology website ( or email To view the full posting announcement and apply, visit

The search committee will identify a pool of semifinalist candidates from the qualified applicant pool. Application materials of semifinalist candidates, including letters of recommendation, will be made available for review and discussion by the faculty of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.


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