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/).
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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.
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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.