Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut
Commesurate with experience and education
August 22 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

The Department of Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry ( at Yale University seeks applicants for a faculty appointment at the Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor level. The research areas are open. The Department, which is located both in the Faculty of Arts & Sciences and in the School of Medicine, defines biochemistry and biophysics broadly to mean the molecules and mechanisms of life. Current research areas include protein translation and homeostasis, RNA biology, genomics and DNA repair, cytoskeleton and membrane biology, and molecular neuroscience. The Department employs a range of approaches including structural (X-ray and cryoEM), genetic, cell biological and computational.

The successful candidate is expected to establish a vibrant research group, be an interactive member of the faculty, and contribute to the department’s teaching program at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. To promote diversity, the Department strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree at the time of hire. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2020.

Applicants should create a profile at Interfolio ( and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of current and future research plans (up to 3 pages), a short teaching statement (up to 1 page), up to five reprints of papers published or in press. Assistant Professor applicants only should also arrange for three referees to upload their letters of recommendation by the due date. Review of applications will begin on September 24, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, please submit all materials by October 1, 2019. Address questions to 

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.