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Assistant Professor Dept. of Biochemistry & Dept. of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology

University of Colorado Boulder, MCD-Biology
University of Colorado, Boulder
$96,000-98,000 9-month salary range
Closing date
Oct 21, 2022

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The Departments of Biochemistry (BCHM) and the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology (MCDB) at the University of Colorado Boulder invite applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level. We seek to hire outstanding scientists with expertise in molecular, cellular or developmental biology, computational or systems biology, biochemistry, RNA biology, structural biology, or related fields.

The Biochemistry (BCHM) and MCDB faculty conduct innovative research to understand fundamental biological processes and to solve pressing biomedical issues facing our world. Our faculty, students, and staff form a vibrant and collaborative intellectual community in which to work. We seek outstanding scientists to join the faculty to expand and to complement our current expertise. We seek colleagues who will develop a creative and innovative research program, attract external funding, provide research training for graduate and undergraduate students, teach at the undergraduate and graduate level, and contribute to ongoing efforts to increase diversity and equity in the STEM fields.

The departments of Biochemistry and MCDB are in the College of Arts and Sciences, whose faculty conduct research, scholarship, creative work and education in more than 60 fields. The college leads nationally in undergraduate and graduate education, bringing world-class research and scholarship to our students, in and out of the classroom. The College is the academic home to five of the university’s Nobel laureates, four National Medal of Science winners, eight MacArthur "Genius Award" winners, 100 Fulbright Scholars, 17 Guggenheim Fellows, 14 Packard Fellows, 24 members of the National Academy of Sciences, and 23 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

The University of Colorado is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment and excellent benefits. Successful applicants will be offered a competitive salary and start-up package. Learn more about the University of Colorado by visiting

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce, and the Boulder/Denver area is home to a culturally diverse population. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at

A Ph.D., MD or equivalent degree, post-doctoral research experience and a strong publication record are required. Full consideration will be given to applications received before October 21st.

To apply, please go to Please state preferred department (BCHM and/or MCDB) at top of cover letter.

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