Assistant Professor in Biochemistry and Biophysics
University of Chicago Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
United States

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Chicago invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor rank. We seek scientists studying macromolecular dynamics and structure, mechanisms of molecular function and related areas. Appropriate topics include proteins, nucleic acids and their assemblies; membrane proteins; cellular processes in prokaryotes and eukaryotes (for example, proteostasis, condensates and immunology); biomolecular design; chemical biology, and computational analysis, among others. Resources include cryoEM and cryoET capabilities (Titan Krios/K3). The University is affiliated with Argonne National Laboratory and the Marine Biological Laboratory.

Prior to the start of employment, qualified applicants must have a doctoral degree or equivalent. To be considered, those interested must apply through the University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: Applications must include a cover letter, CV including bibliography, research plan, up to three publications or preprints, a teaching statement that can describe the candidate’s experience in teaching diverse students [The University’s Diversity Statement can be found at], and three letters of reference received via Interfolio. Review of applications will begin 15 Oct 2020 (we encourage application as soon as possible thereafter) and end when the position is filled.

The University of Chicago is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

For help signing up, accessing your account, or submitting your application please check out Interfolio's help and support section or get in touch via email at or phone at (877) 997-8807.

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