Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

Location
Denton, TX
Posted
Apr 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

System Identification Number:
6001307

Posting Origination:
UNT

Department:
Biology (121100)

College/School:
College of Science

Rank/Title:
Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

Job Summary/Basic Function:
Structure-based enzyme design. Use of structural biology and modeling for rational design of novel enzymes and proteins for use in the synthesis of bio-based products. Use of high throughput mutational and protein expression platforms for protein evolution. We envision someone with expertise in enzyme chemistry, perhaps with a program in the area of directed evolution and the design of new enzymes. It is anticipated that this appointment will be made in the disciplines/departments of Biochemistry, Chemistry, and/or Materials Science and Engineering

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Minimum Qualifications:
1. Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Chemistry or related discipline.
2. Established track record of funding and publications in the area of enzyme and pathway engineering.

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Expertise in rational design of novel enzymes and proteins for use in the synthesis of bio-based products.
2. Experience in use of high throughput mutational and protein expression platforms for protein evolution.
3. Expertise in enzyme chemistry.

Area of Specialty:
Structure-based enzyme design

Position Type:
Faculty

Tenure Status:
Tenure Track

Appointment Basis:
9 Months

Pay Frequency:
Monthly

Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
No Response

Closing Date:
Open Until Search Closed

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter
List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
Statement of Research Interests

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