Assistant Professor in Chemical Biology of the Genome

The Department of Chemistry, the Department of Pharmacology, and the Integrative Program for Biological and Genome Sciences (iBGS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invite applications for a faculty position in Chemical Biology of the Genome at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level. The position is supported by the combined resources of the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine. The target start date is July 1, 2020.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a vibrant center of scientific discovery and innovation, with a commitment to collaboration. Our centers of excellence span diverse areas of biological and biomedical research. The quality of life in North Carolina’s Research Triangle area is widely considered among the highest in the nation. The Departments and University are broadly committed to equity and inclusion. It is part of our institutional mission to teach and engage a diverse community of undergraduate and graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars. We especially welcome applications from candidates who are committed to advancing these ideals.

We seek applicants at the interface of Chemical Biology, Pharmacology, and Model Systems, broadly defined. Although candidates in all areas of these disciplines will be considered, research in metabolomics, proteomics, integrated genomics and other established strengths of the Departments of Chemistry and Pharmacology are of particular interest. The ideal candidate will develop a robust research program at the interfaces between these disciplines. This colleague will be appointed in the Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Department of Pharmacology and iBGS in the School of Medicine. Applicants should have a strong record of excellence and productivity in research, and a desire to teach undergraduate and graduate students.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement describing previous research (1-page maximum) and future plans (2 pages maximum). Applicants should arrange to have four confidential letters of recommendation submitted online.

Applications received by Oct. 28, 2019 will receive the highest priority for consideration.

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