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.

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