Tenure Track Faculty Position in Molecular Biology

University of Wyoming
Laramie, Wyoming
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Sep 30, 2023

The Department of Molecular Biology at the University of Wyoming seeks candidates for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor starting in the fall of 2024. Areas of expertise may include biochemistry, biophysics, cell biology, computational biology, developmental biology, genetics, genomics, glycobiology, immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, structural biology, synthetic biology, systems biology, and virology.

The qualified candidate is expected to develop a productive, extramurally funded research program. The candidate is also expected to have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and participate in teaching in the core Molecular Biology curriculum.

The Department of Molecular Biology is a research-intensive academic unit with broad expertise in biochemistry, biotechnology, cell biology, developmental biology, genetics, glycobiology, immunology, and microbiology (http://www.uwyo.edu/molecbio/).  Molecular Biology faculty participate in strong interdisciplinary and departmental graduate programs (http://www.uwyo.edu/molecbio/degree-programs/).

Minimum qualifications include: A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in molecular biology or related field, at least two years of postdoctoral experience, and evidence of excellent research productivity and communication skills.

Preferred qualifications include: Previous success in obtaining research fellowships or grants, a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Applicants should complete the online application including submission of a single pdf file containing a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for at least three references, statement of research interests (1-3 pages), statement of teaching philosophy and interests (1-2 pages), statement of contributions to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (1-2 pages), and five key words describing your area of expertise.

Applications should be submitted at the following link: https://eeik.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/requisitions/preview/222968/apply/email

The review of applications will begin September 30, 2023 and continue until an appropriate candidate is identified. Inquiries regarding this position may be directed to mbiology@uwyo.edu with ‘MOLB faculty search’ in the subject line.

HIRING STATEMENT: UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email jobapps@uwyo.edu.

ABOUT LARAMIE: The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university. Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit http://visitlaramie.org/


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