Dartmouth College Invites Applications for Chemistry Professor Position

DARTMOUTH COLLEGE DEPT OF CHEMISTRY – HANOVER, NH

Applications are invited for a tenured Associate or Full Professor faculty position starting July, 2019. The Department of Chemistry seeks an individual who has developed a nationally recognized research program in computational/simulation physical chemistry, and who will excel at teaching in our undergraduate and Ph.D. curricula. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related discipline. The ideal candidate will use a range of computational and simulation methods to advance our understanding of materials, biological or molecular systems, with a possible focus including (but not limited to) new materials, energy, new morphologies, catalysis. We particularly seek candidates who will help to develop and strengthen collaborative research projects both within the Department and involving other Dartmouth researchers, for example those at the Thayer School of Engineering or the Geisel School of Medicine. In addition, the successful candidate will be motivated to contribute to Dartmouth’s undergraduate initiatives in STEM diversity, such as the Women in Science Program, E. E. Just STEM Scholars Program, and Academic Summer Undergraduate Research Experience. We are especially interested in applicants with an interest in successful teaching and mentoring of students from all backgrounds, including first-generation college students, low-income students, racial and ethnic minorities, women, LGBTQ students, etc.. Candidates will be expected to teach introductory and advanced courses in general and physical chemistry, as well as graduate courses in their area of research. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a description of their research accomplishments and future plans, a statement of their teaching and mentoring interests, which may include a discussion of past accomplishments and future goals for training underrepresented groups and contributing to the growth and support of a diverse community of students and scholars at Dartmouth, and the names of at least three references. All inquiries and applications will be treated confidentially. Applicants are invited to submit application materials via Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/53269

The Committee will begin to consider completed applications on October 15, 2018. Dartmouth is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of individuals, including women, persons of color, persons from a diverse socio-economic background, persons with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.

Washington University in St. Louis Offers Open Rank Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Biochemistry/Cell Biology Department of Biology

The Department of Biology at Washington University seeks a colleague working in the area of Biochemistry/Cell Biology to fill a tenure-track faculty position. The position is open rank with a preference for hiring at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. We are interested in candidates who employ innovative approaches to conduct research. Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in biochemistry/cell biology, significant research accomplishments, and a dedication to excellence in graduate and undergraduate education. Senior candidates with tenure, a strong record of teaching and research is required. The successful candidate will provide strengths complementary to other areas of life sciences already represented in Biology and at Washington University. Extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary research are available within the broader life science community at Washington University and other St. Louis institutions.

The successful candidate will become a part of a dynamic Biology department at Washington University. This person will be expected to develop an externally funded and internationally recognized research program in the area of biology that will complement and enhance the areas of research in the life sciences community at Washington University. In addition, this person will be expected to contribute significantly to both the undergraduate and graduate curricula through teaching and mentoring students and participate fully in departmental, College, and University activities. Graduate education in life sciences is administered through the Washington University Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences (DBBS) (http://dbbs.wustl.edu/).

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018. Applications will be accepted until the search concludes. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, brief statements of research and teaching interests, reprints of up to three papers, and the names and contact information of three persons who are willing to send letters of recommendation. The search committee will request letters after an initial screening of applications. Applications should be submitted to Washington University’s Human Resources system found at https://jobs.wustl.edu (Job ID number 41155).

For further information on the Department of Biology, see www.wubio.wustl.edu.

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity. It is the University’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or genetic information.

Washington and Lee University Seeks Assistant/Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Washington and Lee University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of organic chemistry. Candidates with expertise in polymer/materials chemistry, bioorganic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, organometallic chemistry or other relevant fields who can teach organic chemistry will also be considered. A Ph.D. is required; postdoctoral experience is strongly recommended.

Diversity is a core value of the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry. We believe that the educational environment is enhanced when people with diverse backgrounds and ideas come together to learn. Women and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching a 5.5 course load, which includes: teaching a two-semester organic chemistry sequence and the accompanying labs, and creating one advanced or non-majors course. An active research program involving undergraduates is expected; startup funds competitive with top liberal arts colleges will be provided.

The applicant should submit the following: a curriculum vitae, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, a three-page statement of research plans at an undergraduate liberal arts institution, a two-page statement of teaching philosophy, and the contact information for the writers of three letters of recommendation. To submit applications online, visit: https://apply.interfolio.com/52937. Review of applications begins immediately and will close on September 28, 2018.

If you have questions about the position, please contact Erich Uffelman, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, uffelmane@wlu.edu.

Washington and Lee University is a highly selective, independent, co-educational, liberal arts college of 1800 students located in Lexington, VA, three hours southwest of Washington, DC. W&L is consistently ranked among the top 12 national liberal arts colleges. The Department has ACS-certified programs in both chemistry and biochemistry.

Washington and Lee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, we are interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of scholarship, performance and professionalism and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity in our faculty, staff and student body.

TT (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) position in Chemical Biology or drug-design at Indiana University School of Medicine

Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor levels in the basic science areas of chemical biology, structure-based drug design and proteomics. A key part of a Program in Chemical Biology of the School’s Precision Health Initiative (PHI), this search is also aligned with the Departments of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (BIOM) and Pediatrics as well as the School’s Signature and NIH-designated Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases (CDMD) and Cancer Center (CC). Applications are welcomed from all areas of chemical biology, however, applications with a cancer research emphasis in areas such as chemical targeting, metabolism, nanoparticles, and structural biology are highly encouraged. A primary appointment for successful applicants may be based in any of these units as appropriate to the credentials and goals of the candidate.

About the school: The Indiana University School of Medicine (https://medicine.iu.edu/) is the largest medical school in the US and is annually ranked among the top medical schools in the US by US News & World Report. More information about the sponsoring units can be found at the following websites: PHI (https://medicine.iu.edu/expertise/precision-health-initiative/), BIOM (http://medicine.iu.edu/departments/biochemistry-molecular-biology/), Pediatrics (https://medicine.iu.edu/departments/pediatrics/), CDMD (https://medicine.iu.edu/research/centers-institutes/diabetes-metabolic-diseases/) and CC (http://www.cancer.iu.edu/).

About Indianapolis: Indianapolis is the 12th largest city in the United States and is growing and thriving economically thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation, which contribute over $44 billion annually to the local economy. The cost of living is below the national average despite tremendous growth. The vibrant downtown is a bustling commercial center, entertainment destination and residential neighborhood. The surrounding suburbs have been ranked the #1 place to live in the country and are consistently ranked in the top 25 year after year. The city enjoys a vibrant quality of life, rich amenities and growing art, music, and food culture, as well as internationally recognized amateur and professional sports teams, auto racing, and outdoor recreation areas. Please check out Visit Indy or No Mean City to learn more about Indianapolis.

We encourage applications from women and other underrepresented groups as Indiana University is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. In addition, it is the University’s policy to provide reasonable ADA services for qualified persons with disabilities. Candidates must be sensitive to the needs of and possess an interest in working in an academic community that is diverse with regard to gender, race, color, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation or identity, disability status, protected veteran status, and religion. Indiana University is an EEO/AA Employer, M/F/D/V.

Basic Qualifications

Successful applicants are expected to have/develop a strong, leadership in multi-investigator and/or independent extramurally funded research program, participate in training students and fellows, and engage in research interactions with the clinical programs complementary to their scientific interests. Evidence of working in a collaborative environment and experience with mentoring various levels of trainees is preferred. A competitive salary, startup funds, and space will be provided.

Department Contact for Questions

Interested individuals should submit a Curriculum Vitae, cover letter, summary of past accomplishments and future research plans, and the names and addresses of 3-5 references in electronic format. The search committee will begin considering applications immediately and on an on-going basis until positions are filled. Questions can be directed to biomfac@iupui.edu.

TT (all levels) Position at Indiana University School of Medicine

Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor levels in the basic science areas of chemical biology, metabolism and neuroscience. A key part of a Program in Chemical Biology of the School’s Precision Health Initiative (PHI), this search is also aligned with the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (BIOM), Stark Neuroscience Research Institute (SNRI) and NIH-designated Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases (CDMD). Applications are welcome from all areas of chemical biology, however, applications with a molecular and/or pharmacological research emphasis in areas such as metabolism\insulin resistance\islet biology and neurodegenerative disease states are highly encouraged. A primary appointment for successful applicants may be based in any of these units as appropriate to the credentials and goals of the candidate.

About the school: The Indiana University School of Medicine (https://medicine.iu.edu/) is the largest medical school in the US and is annually ranked among the top medical schools in the US by US News & World Report. More information about the sponsoring units can be found at the following websites: PHI (https://medicine.iu.edu/expertise/precision-health-initiative/), BIOM (http://medicine.iu.edu/departments/biochemistry-molecular-biology/), SNRI (https://medicine.iu.edu/research/centers-institutes/stark-neurosciences/), CDMD (https://medicine.iu.edu/research/centers-institutes/diabetes-metabolic-diseases/) and Pediatrics (https://medicine.iu.edu/departments/pediatrics/).

About Indianapolis: Indianapolis is the 12th largest city in the United States and is growing and thriving economically thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation, which contribute over $44 billion annually to the local economy. The cost of living is below the national average despite tremendous growth. The vibrant downtown is a bustling commercial center, entertainment destination and residential neighborhood. The surrounding suburbs have been ranked the #1 place to live in the country and are consistently ranked in the top 25 year after year. The city enjoys a vibrant quality of life, rich amenities and flourishing art, music, and food culture, as well as internationally recognized amateur and professional sports teams, auto racing, and outdoor recreation areas. Please check out Visit Indy (https://www.visitindy.com/) or No Mean City (http://nomeancity.com/) to learn more about Indianapolis.

Basic Qualifications

Successful applicants are expected to have/develop a strong, leadership in multi-investigator and/or independent extramurally funded research program, participate in training students and fellows, and engage in research interactions with the clinical programs complementary to their scientific interests. Evidence of working in a collaborative environment and experience with mentoring various levels of trainees is preferred. A competitive salary, startup funds, and space will be provided.

Interested individuals should submit a Curriculum Vitae, cover letter, summary of past accomplishments and future research plans, and the names and contact information for 3-5 references in electronic format. The search committee will begin considering applications immediately and on an on-going basis until positions are filled.

We encourage applications from women and other underrepresented groups as Indiana University is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. In addition, it is the University’s policy to provide reasonable ADA services for qualified persons with disabilities. Candidates must be sensitive to the needs of and possess an interest in working in an academic community that is diverse with regard to gender, race, color, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation or identity, disability status, protected veteran status, and religion. Indiana University is an EEO/AA Employer, M/F/D/V.

Department Contact for Questions

Questions can be directed to biomfac@iupui.edu.

TT position (Biochemistry & Mol Biology) Indiana University School of Medicine

The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at the Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level positions in the area of structural biology. This is broadly defined as experimental or computational approaches to determining the underlying structural basis for the function of macromolecules or macromolecular assemblies. The Department currently has strengths in X-ray crystallography and NMR and will consider applicants in these areas of expertise as well as those with complementary expertise in other imaging methods such as cryoEM or in computational areas. The Departmental culture values a collaborative working environment and places a strong emphasis on mentoring. More information about the sponsoring unit can be found at: http://medicine.iu.edu/departments/biochemistry-molecular-biology/).

About the school: The Indiana University School of Medicine (https://medicine.iu.edu/) is the largest medical school in the US and is annually ranked among the top medical schools in the US by US News & World Report.

About Indianapolis: Indianapolis is the 12th largest city in the United States and is growing and thriving economically thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation, which contribute over $44 billion annually to the local economy. The cost of living is below the national average despite tremendous growth. The vibrant downtown is a bustling commercial center, entertainment destination and residential neighborhood. The surrounding suburbs have been ranked the #1 place to live in the country and are consistently ranked in the top 25 year after year. The city enjoys a vibrant quality of life, rich amenities and flourishing art, music, and food culture, as well as internationally recognized amateur and professional sports teams, auto racing, and outdoor recreation areas. Please check out Visit Indy (https://www.visitindy.com/) or No Mean City (http://nomeancity.com/) to learn more about Indianapolis.

Basic Qualifications

Successful applicants are expected to have/develop a strong, independent extramurally funded research program, participate in training students and fellows, and engage in research interactions with the clinical programs complementary to their scientific interests. A competitive salary, startup funds, and space will be provided.

Interested individuals should submit a Curriculum Vitae, cover letter, summary of past accomplishments and future research plans, and the names and contact information for 3-5 references in electronic format. The search committee will begin considering applications immediately and on an on-going basis until positions are filled.

Department Contact for Questions

Questions can be directed to biomfac@iupui.edu.

We encourage applications from women and other underrepresented groups as Indiana University is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. In addition, it is the University’s policy to provide reasonable ADA accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities. Candidates must be sensitive to the needs of and possess an interest in working in an academic community that is diverse with regard to gender, race, color, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation or identity, disability status, protected veteran status, and religion. Indiana University is an EEO/AA Employer, M/F/D.

Postdoctoral/Research Associate Position in Biomembrane Design and Characterization

The Physics Department at Virginia Tech invites applications for a postdoctoral or research associate position (commensurate with experience) in experimental biophysics, with focus on nanoscale structure and dynamics in biomimetic lipid membranes. Candidates should have one or more of the following skills: expertise in lipid membrane characterization, membrane deposition techniques, and/or protein purification and characterization. Additional expertise in x-ray or neutron scattering is desirable, but not a prerequisite. Other requirements include the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team, strong verbal and written communication skills, and a high degree of motivation and creativity. A Ph.D. in physics, physical chemistry, biophysics or a closely related field is required. An application including a Cover Letter, CV, and a statement of research experience and interests (not to exceed 3 pages) should be submitted through Virginia Tech’s application portal (https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/87398). In addition, please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent electronically to Prof. Rana Ashkar (ashkar@vt.edu). Review of applications will begin on July 2, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is Fall 2018. Virginia Tech is an EO / AA institution and offers a wide range of networking and development opportunities to women and minorities in science and engineering.

PhD & postdoc openings in Theoretical Biophysics – Orsay (Paris area), France

There are PhD and postdoctoral openings in my group at CNRS’ LPTMS lab in Orsay (Paris area). The postdoc will have the opportunity to work on frustrated self-assembly, theoretical descriptions of the cytoskeleton, protein-membrane interactions and other problems at the interface between Statistical/Soft Matter Physics and Biology. They will be able to interact independently with the broad range of exciting biophysical activities on campus, as well as with our international collaborators.

http://lptms.u-psud.fr/membres/mlenz/jobs.html

Rita Cornforth Fellowship Position Advertised

The Fellowship is for early-mid career academics to pursue their research-focused career in chemistry, preferably with research interests that align with one or more of the existing research themes of the School.

For more information about the RSC’s research, please visit http://chemistry.anu.edu.au/research. The level of this appointment, Academic Level B or C, is to be determined by the appointee’s current re- search and teaching experience.

Applicants are expected to have an outstanding record in research, teaching and administration relevant to the level of their application. The position will involve teaching both in the candidate’s area of specialisation and standard undergraduate chemistry courses.

The successful applicant will have access to a generous start-up package to assist with research costs.

Post-doctoral fellow position in Tissue Morphodynamics Unit (Tanner Lab

A post-doctoral fellow position is available in the Tissue Morphodynamics Unit headed by Dr. Kandice Tanner at the National Cancer Institute. The Tanner lab combines biophysical and cell biological approaches to understand the interplay between tissue architecture and metastasis. We use a combination of imaging modalities, cell biology and animal models. It is expected that as a member of this lab, one will have an opportunity to be exposed to all these areas. We value a vibrant and collaborative environment where lab members share ideas, reagents and expertise and want to work on fundamental problems in the establishment of metastatic lesions.
Our lab is located in the NIH main campus in Bethesda. The research facilities at NIH are outstanding and the lab has state-of-the-art equipment such as multi-photon and confocal microscopes, FACS facilities and animal vivarium.
The position will be fully funded by the NIH. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline (biomedical engineering, (bio)physics or mechanical engineering) with a strong publication record that reflects individual accomplishment, a demonstrated proficiency in optical physics, biology, image processing and algorithms development. Experience with optical tweezers, TIRF microscopy, confocal imaging, FRET/FLIM is a plus.
Prior hands-on experience, Matlab and/or LabVIEW programming development is expected. It is desired that the candidate has at least one first author publication. Other requirements include ability to work independently, as well as part of a team, strong verbal and written communication skills in English, strong motivation and most importantly a high level of creativity.
The successful candidate will interact with a diverse group of scientists with backgrounds in biochemistry, motor biophysics and cell biology.
The position offers a generous salary and benefits package as well as the possibility of further career advancement if performance is excellent.
Please send a CV, a one-page research experience summary and contact information of three references to Tannerkd@mail.nih.gov. Please write “Post-doc application” in the subject header.