Schwartz group postdoc positions available at CU-Boulder

The projects involve the use of single-molecule / single-nanoparticle microscopy in the following general areas:

– Antimicrobial peptide interactions with bacterial membrane mimics
– Mass transport of macromolecules and nanoparticles in porous filtration membrane materials
– Protein dynamics at interfaces and in confined environments with applications in biomaterials and biocatalysts

I’ll be delighted to discuss projects in more detail with interested candidates, and more information about the group can be found at

Postdoc opening at UO

The Postdoctoral Scholar will conduct research in theoretical soft matter physics and biophysics as part of the research group led by Jayson Paulose. Potential research directions include using concepts from condensed matter physics to design mechanical and active metamaterials with unusual properties, incorporating biologically-motivated non-equilibrium effects in elasticity, and understanding evolutionary dynamics in the presence of long-range dispersal. For the purpose of acquiring additional professional skills needed to pursue a career path in the chosen field, this position will have a formal mentor plan.
A PhD in Physics, Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics or a related discipline is required, with research experience in theoretical soft matter physics, condensed matter physics, biophysics, or materials science.

We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity. Please apply at by January 15, 2019 for full consideration (highlight web address and right click for hyperlink). Questions about the position can be directed to Jayson Paulose at

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Assistant Professor of Bioanalytical Chemistry at University of Kansas

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Kansas invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in bioanalytical chemistry, expected to begin in Fall of 2019. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in research, teaching, and service and will contribute to the Department’s expertise in bioanalytical chemistry. This individual will be a member of both the Ralph N. Adams Institute for Bioanalytical Chemistry and the NIH COBRE Center for Molecular Analysis of Disease Pathways at KU. The candidate should have a strong record of research with an emphasis on biomedical applications and a commitment to graduate and undergraduate education in chemistry. A competitive salary will be offered that is commensurate with experience. A Ph.D. in chemistry or closely related field is expected by the start date of appointment and postdoctoral experience is desirable. For a full announcement and to apply on-line, go to (search for position ID# 12915BR). A complete online application includes a cover letter, CV, research statement (2-5 pages), teaching statement and the name and contact information for three references. Additionally, three (3) letters of recommendation should be sent directly to Initial review of applications will begin November 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, genetic information or protected Veteran status.

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 (,
• structural biology (,
• chemical biology (,
• metabolism and/or neuroscience (, and
their intersection (
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 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: 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


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

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) (

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 (Job ID number 41155).

For further information on the Department of Biology, see

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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: 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,

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.