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Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics


Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor of 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. We seek outstanding individuals working in any area of biochemistry and molecular biophysics. Successful candidates will have established a strong record of research 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 biomolecular NMR spectroscopy or cryo-electron microscopy are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will be able to teach graduate or medical courses in Biochemistry or Molecular Biophysics. Additional information about the department is available at www.biochem.wustl.edu. Washington University is committed to the recruitment of candidates traditionally underrepresented on university faculties. Individuals of any race, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation are encouraged to apply, as are disabled individuals and veterans. The School of Medicine at Washington University is committed to finding solutions to global health problems, including ones that affect minority and disadvantaged populations.

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, 2016.

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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