Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Corvallis, Oregon
Salary is commensurate with training, education, and experience.
September 23 2021
Position Type
Full Time
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The Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at Oregon State University ( invites applicants for a full time, tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level to begin in Fall 2022 or later. We seek applicants with research and teaching interests that fit broadly within the areas of neuroscience, genetics, or cell biology. The preferred area of research will be thematic with departmental interests in molecular biology, biochemistry, and structural biology.

The primary mission of the OSU Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics is to provide a program of undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral education in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics, and to conduct research and scholarly activities focused on areas important to human health and revealing how life works. The department offers BS degrees in Biochemistry & Biophysics and in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, MS and PhD degrees in Biochemistry & Biophysics, and has a rapidly growing student body of about 400 undergraduate majors. 

To assure full consideration, application materials should be received by October 31, 2021. Please apply at and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research, a statement of teaching, and a statement describing their past/current efforts and plans for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. The candidate will also be required to submit names of three professional references.  Review of application materials will continue until the position is filled.  

The College of Science provides a core instructional role at OSU, supporting the ideals of learning, discovery, and engagement that are the foundation of a land-grant university. The College embraces instruction and research, in disciplines ranging from the physical, mathematical, statistical sciences to the life sciences that are based on unbiased inquiry and a dedication to discovery and innovation. The College of Science is committed to partnering with industry and public agencies to address some of the most compelling challenges of today and tomorrow. The College of Science is an essential partner for three of the university’s world-class research centers, namely the Linus Pauling Institute, the Hatfield Marine Science Center, and the Center for Quantitative Life Sciences. Oregon State University’s commitment to student success includes hiring, retaining, and developing diverse faculty to mentor and educate our undergraduate and graduate students. Our Strategic Plan articulates the strategies we believe critical to advancing and equalizing student success.