Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Salary commensurate with experience.
November 27 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The University of Oklahoma

Health Sciences Center


Faculty Position in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) invites exceptional scientists to apply for tenured/tenure-track eligible faculty position. Applications from individuals with expertise in biochemistry and molecular biology are requested and areas of special interest include bioenergetics, metabolism, adult stem cells/tissue regeneration, cell signaling and mechanisms of neurodegeneration.  The start date is negotiable beginning Spring 2021.

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements: Successful candidates are expected to develop innovative and externally funded research programs, participate in departmental education programs, and contribute to service opportunities. Candidates should have a PhD and/or MD with a strong record of research accomplishments.  Candidates at the Assistant Professor level are expected to have significant postdoctoral research experience with the potential of developing an extramurally funded, nationally recognized research program, while candidates at the Associate/Full Professor level are expected to have an established  nationally/internationally recognized research program. 

 The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology is one of five basic science departments within the College of Medicine at OUHSC, providing a highly interactive group of scientists with interests in geroscience, mitochondrial function, metabolism and protein structure. The department is home to the Oklahoma Nathan Shock Center on Aging, a Geroscience T32 Training Program and a Cellular and Molecular Geroscience CoBRE grant and receives over $9M in extramural funding annually. 

Successful applicants will receive a competitive salary commensurate with rank and experience, a generous, multi-year start-up package, and be assigned newly renovated laboratory space.  For further information about the department go to

Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a description of current research interests, and future research plans as one pdf file.  They should also include contact information for at least three references.  Please send the application packet to  Confidential inquiries may be addressed to Dr. Ann-Louise Olson, Chair Biochemistry Search Committee (

The University has a commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion. The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action institution! Individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.