Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM)

Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) is seeking applications for all levels of
tenure-track faculty positions in the areas of:
• gene expression (http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/6296),
• structural biology (http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/6178),
• chemical biology (https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/6187),
• metabolism and/or neuroscience (http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/6177), and
their intersection (http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/6801).
These positions are associated with the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular
Biology (BIOM) and/or the Precision Health Initiative (PHI) at IUSM with the possibility
of primary or secondary appointments in other departments or Centers on campus.
Further descriptions for each of these positions can be found at their respective URL.

Junior Organic/Analytical Position at Iowa State University

The Department of Chemistry in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University seeks candidates for a tenure-track position in organic or analytical chemistry at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The Assistant Professor will be expected to teach chemistry courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; advise graduate and undergraduate students; generate a scholarly publication record; participate in technical committees and outreach activities; and engage in interdisciplinary research and collaboration. The chemistry department has a thriving graduate program that is well funded through external grants and numerous teaching assistant positions.

We are seeking candidates who share in our mission of achieving excellence through diversity and inclusion. In the chemistry department, and at the University as a whole, we translate the values of diversity and inclusion into action by seeking a diverse faculty and by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents.

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply to this job” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following documents:
1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three References
4) Statement of Teaching – please limit to 3 pages.
5) Statement of Research Interests/Proposal – please attach as “Other Document(s) 1” and limit to 10 pages total.

Additionally as part of our application process, we are requesting 3 letters of reference. Please provide the names and email addresses for your references in the Reference Letter section of the employment application. Upon submission of your application, an automated email will be generated and sent to your references with instructions on how to attach the reference letter to your application through a confidential on-line portal.

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Department Chair in Nanoscience at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

The Department of Nanoscience is a young and enthusiastic department who is looking for an experienced and talented scientist. The Department of Nanoscience is part of The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, which has the mission to train students, foster economic growth, and facilitate academic interactions with the local industries of the central North Carolina Piedmont. We are centrally located in North Carolina which enables interactions and collaborations with schools in the nearby RTP area. This position has great resources and administrative support. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone. If you are interested, I would encourage you to apply. Or if you know of any colleagues who might be interested, please have them apply. Although the advertisement has a review date of September 30th, 2018, we will be reviewing applicants for the next few months. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me.

Faculty Position in Theoretical and Computational Molecular Science

Dartmouth College seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of Theoretical and Computational Molecular Science. The ideal candidate will use theoretical chemistry and computational modeling approaches to address foundational and practical questions about molecular structure, function, energetics, spectroscopy, reaction kinetics, and their impact in systems of biological interest. Preference will be given to candidates with applications geared towards biochemistry including but not limited to enzyme catalysis, photosynthesis, and drug design. Preference will also be given to candidates who study and characterize the effects of both quantum and classical phenomena in molecular science. The successful candidate will be expected to direct an independent research program that will attract extramural funding, provide research training for graduate and undergraduate students, and teach graduate and undergraduate courses. The candidate is expected to join an interdisciplinary faculty cluster whose members research the theoretical and experimental impact of analog computation in quantum, bio-molecular, and cellular circuits and systems. The successful candidate is expected to have a primary appointment in either the Department of Chemistry, Department of Computer Science, or Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Candidates should hold a PhD degree. Relevant postdoctoral experience is preferred. Application materials, including a curriculum vitae, representative publications, a statement of research interest (not to exceed 4 pages), a teaching statement, and at least three letters of reference should be uploaded to: http://apply.interfolio.com/53602. Application review will begin on November 1st, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. We are especially interested in applicants with a record of successful teaching and mentoring of students from all backgrounds.

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. Dartmouth College, a member of the Ivy League, is located in Hanover, New Hampshire (on the Vermont border). Further details of the position may be found in the full advertisement, posted in the weblink listed above.

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.