TENURE TRACK Faculty Position in Biochemistry

Location
Somerville, Massachusetts (US)
Salary
Salary commensurate with experience.
Posted
August 18 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

   

TENURE TRACK Faculty Position in Biochemistry

TUFTS UNIVERSITY

The Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in Biochemistry to begin September 1, 2022. The candidate is expected to maintain a successful research program with an emphasis on biochemistry of molecular machines conducting DNA replication, transcription, recombination or repair. We will prioritize applicants using state-of-the-art techniques as part of their portfolio of approaches. The candidate’s studies are expected to complement Departmental strength in molecular genetic studies of genome instability and have a high potential for collaborations within the Chemistry faculty, as well as other faculty across Tufts Schools (https://as.tufts.edu/biology/ and http://chem.tufts.edu/). The successful candidate is expected to develop an active externally funded research program. Instructional duties for the new faculty member will include teaching Biochemistry and contributing to a second course such as the Molecular/Cellular Biology graduate seminar course, the Molecular Biology laboratory course, or an upper-level course of their choice. 

A Ph.D.in a field related to Biochemistry is required. Postdoctoral experience will be a prerequisite for this position, and the successful candidate will demonstrate strong potential for extramural funding of their research and the ability to mentor research students

Applicants should submit to http://apply.interfolio.com/91417 the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, separate statements of research interests and plans, teaching experience and philosophy, statement of commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ) and three letters of recommendation uploaded directly by recommenders to Interfolio. All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/91417 by November 15, 2021. Submission of 1-3 select reprints is encouraged.

For questions on this position please contact Geneva Frank at geneva.frank@tufts.edu.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here https://oeo.tufts.edu/policies-procedures/non-discrimination/.  If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at Johny.Laine@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.

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