Tenure Track Faculty Position in Molecular Biology

The Department of Molecular Biology at the University of Wyoming seeks candidates for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor.  We are soliciting applicants whose research interests lie at the intersection of computational and wet lab molecular/cell biology. Areas of expertise may include bioinformatics, computational biology, computer vision, systems biology, synthetic biology, structural biology, biophysics, quantitative biochemistry, and genomics.

The qualified candidate is expected to develop a productive, extramurally funded research program that successfully combines in silico and in vitro or in vivo experimental approaches. The candidate is also expected to have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and participate in teaching in the core Molecular Biology curriculum.

The Department of Molecular Biology is a research-intensive academic unit with broad expertise in biochemistry, genetics, cell biology, microbiology, immunology, biotechnology, glycobiology, and genomics (http://www.uwyo.edu/molecbio/).  Molecular Biology faculty participate in strong interdisciplinary and departmental graduate programs (http://www.uwyo.edu/molecbio/degree-programs/).

Minimum qualifications include:

  • A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in molecular biology or related field
  • At least two years of postdoctoral experience
  • Evidence of excellent research productivity and communication skills.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Previous success in obtaining research fellowships or grants
  • A demonstrated commitment to undergraduate and graduate education
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Applicants should complete the online application including submission of a single pdf file containing a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for at least three references, statement of research interests (1-3 pages), and statement of teaching philosophy and interests (1-2 pages).

The review of applications will begin November 26, 2018 and continue until an appropriate candidate is identified. Inquiries regarding this position may be directed to mbiology@uwyo.edu with ‘Q-MOLB’ in the subject line.