Tenure Track Faculty Position

Kansas City, Kansas
Competitive salary and benefits
September 26 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Tenure Track Faculty Position

Position Summary:

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at any level in the areas of biochemistry and/or biophysics. Applications from funded individuals with interests in macromolecular mechanisms are encouraged. The applicant will be expected to establish and maintain an independent, externally-funded research program and to participate in the teaching activities of the department, including the teaching of medical students and graduate students. Current areas of research in this highly interactive medical center include molecular, cell and developmental biology, cancer, neuroscience, membrane physiology, exercise physiology, liver, renal and reproductive biology, and proteomics. Departmental members have affiliations with the KU Cancer Center, Kidney Institute, and Alzheimer’s Center. Available departmental and institutional technologies include a genomics facility, transgenic mouse and gene targeting facility, state-of-the-art animal care facility, confocal EM and laser capture microscopy facility, X-ray crystallography facility, and advanced mass spectrometry facility.

For further inquires and information email Dr. Liskin Swint-Kruse lswint-kruse@kumc.edu

For more information visit our departmental website at http://www.kumc.edu/school-of-medicine/biochemistry-and-molecular-biology.html

KU Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Application Instructions:

To learn more and apply online, please https://jobs.kumc.edu/ and search for position number J0083430.

*Applications must be submitted directly through the KU Medical Center website to be considered for this position. Any applications submitted via email or this website will NOT be reviewed or considered.

About KU Medical Center:

The University of Kansas Medical Center’s mission is to educate exceptional health care professionals through a full range of undergraduate, graduate, professional, postdoctoral and continuing education programs in the schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions. KU Medical Center also advances the health sciences through world-class research programs; provides compassionate and state-of-the-art patient care in an academic medical center environment; and works with communities in every Kansas county to improve the health of Kansans. Learn more at www.kumc.edu.


KU Medical Center proudly offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package through the state of Kansas, with flexible options designed to meet the diverse needs of our faculty and staff.  To learn more about our options for medical, vision, dental and other insurances, as well as our generous time off policies and retirement options, please visit http://www.kumc.edu/human-resources/benefitsrewards.html.