Opportunity Details

Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics


Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at Washington University School of Medicine invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor. Successful candidates will have established a strong record of research. We seek outstanding individuals working in any area of biochemistry and molecular biophysics. The candidate’s research should be aimed at addressing fundamental questions related to molecular mechanisms of biological or biomedical relevance. Current research in the department spans a wide range of topics including computational biology, membrane proteins, molecular motors, nucleic acid / protein interactions, protein structure, enzymology and signal transduction. Candidates using structural approaches, including cryo-electron microscopy, NMR and X-ray crystallography, are welcome. Successful candidates will be able to teach graduate or medical courses in Biochemistry or Molecular Biophysics. Additional information about the department is available at http://www.biochem.wustl.edu. Washington University has a highly interactive research environment with vigorous interdisciplinary graduate and medical scientist training programs. Minority and women scientists are especially encouraged to apply.

Doctoral degree with experience in any area of biochemistry and molecular biophysics.

Please upload a Cover Letter, CV (should include teaching experience and goals), and Research Statement. Applicants should include contact information for three individuals who can write letters of recommendation. The committee will request letters as necessary. Completed applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, starting immediately. For full consideration, applications should be received by November 15, 2017.

Melissa Torres





An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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