Metallobiome Chemistry

Location
Tuscaloosa
Posted
Nov 09, 2016
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0810450

Position Summary: The Department of Chemistry at The University of Alabama seeks an outstanding individual with expertise at the interface of the metallome and the microbiome to fill a position at the Professor rank beginning as early as August 16, 2017. This position will be part of a cluster of positions with the departments of Biological Sciences and Human Nutrition at The University of Alabama. The successful candidate is expected to have a highly visible research program, an established record of sustained research funding, and an interest in building a strong consortium of scientists within the scope of microbiome research. Research in the microbiome of nutritional relevance involving molecular imaging, focusing on the location and movement of metal ions and metal-containing molecules, or nutritional biochemistry, focusing on the molecular mechanism of metal transport and homeostasis, is of particular interest. The ability to teach both undergraduate and graduate chemistry courses is required and teaching responsibilities will be in the candidate's area of expertise.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The Department of Chemistry at The University of Alabama seeks an outstanding individual with expertise at the interface of the metallome and the microbiome to fill a position at the Professor rank beginning as early as August 16, 2017. This position will be part of a cluster of positions with the departments of Biological Sciences and Human Nutrition at The University of Alabama. The successful candidate is expected to have a highly visible research program, an established record of sustained research funding, and an interest in building a strong consortium of scientists within the scope of microbiome research. Research in the microbiome of nutritional relevance involving molecular imaging, focusing on the location and movement of metal ions and metal-containing molecules, or nutritional biochemistry, focusing on the molecular mechanism of metal transport and homeostasis, is of particular interest. The ability to teach both undergraduate and graduate chemistry courses is required and teaching responsibilities will be in the candidate's area of expertise. Detailed information about the Department can be found at http://chemistry.ua.edu. Applicants should apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/39871 and provide a curriculum vitae with publication list, statement of research interests, teaching philosophy statement, and list of three to five references. Nominations and requests for more information can be sent to the Chair, Microbiome Search Committee, Department of Chemistry, Box 870336, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, chemistry@as.ua.edu. Review of applications will begin February 1 and continue until the position is filled. Applications from women and members of traditionally underrepresented groups in chemistry are especially encouraged. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

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