Assistant Professor, Protein Design

Salt Lake City, Utah
Based on experience
August 19 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Tenure-Track Position in Protein Design

As part of a major expansion, the University of Utah Department of Biochemistry is searching for multiple talented new investigators as Assistant Professors in the tenure-track.  Candidates at more senior levels may also be considered.  Our overall goal is to achieve transformative excellence in the molecular life sciences by recruiting innovative colleagues to our collaborative community. The focus of this particular search is Protein Design, especially at the computational/experimental interface. Opportunities exist for considerable synergy with institutional initiatives in Cancer, Chemical Biology, Inflammation/Infection/Immunity, Metabolism, Neuroscience, and Translational Research.  The starting date is flexible. Applications will be reviewed as they are received starting from October 15.  The position will remain open until filled.

Contact person: Diana Mills,

Please apply online at: and upload a cover letter, current CV, and Research Statement. Reference letters will be solicited after an initial screening process.

This position has no patient contact.

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

EEO/Diversity Information: 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 demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students. 

Salary commensurate with experience.

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