Case Western Reserve University
Associate or Full Professor
Director of the Center for RNA Science and Therapeutics
Department of Biochemistry
The Department of Biochemistry at Case Western Reserve University invites applications for the Director of the Center for RNA Science and Therapeutics. The center (formerly the Center for RNA Molecular Biology, established in 2001) was established in the mid-nineties in recognition of the strong cadre of research laboratories at CWRU devoted to studying post-transcriptional mechanisms of gene expression focusing on various aspects of RNA Biology. The Center represents one of the largest concentrations of researchers focused on RNA-related work in the U.S., comprising research groups from CWRU, The Cleveland Clinic, and Cleveland State University. The new Director will provide scientific leadership to build interactive research leveraging these diverse city-wide resources and opportunities in basic and translational RNA research. A special emphasis is placed on how these areas pertain to fundamental aspects of human diseases.
Minimum Qualifications: 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.
The Department of Biochemistry offers competitive startup packages, excellent laboratory space and core facilities, and a highly collaborative environment.
How to Apply: The review of applicants will begin on October 16, 2023. Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, description of research interests, statement of commitment to diversity and contact information for three references to:
Biochemistry faculty search committee
The candidate’s diversity statement should address how their research, teaching, and service have contributed to diversity, equity, and inclusion within their scholarly field. Candidates may additionally indicate how they have promoted structural justice for institutions of higher learning.
Please arrange for references to send recommendation letters separately to the same address. Given that the search is open rank and outlines broadly defined scholarly interests, we ask that applicants specify their intended rank and field(s) of expertise within the cover letter. Questions may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. The university is dedicated to fostering an environment of inclusive excellence. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office for Inclusion, Diversity, and Equal Opportunity at 216.368.8877 to request reasonable accommodation. Determinations for granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.