Asst Professor of Biochemistry

Location
Boulder, CO
Posted
Sep 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



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Overview of Job Duties:

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of biochemistry to begin in the Fall of 2018. The area of research is broadly defined to include all aspects of biochemical and biophysical research. We particularly welcome applications focused on computational biology and biophysical approaches to study biological processes.

Applicants are expected to establish an innovative research program; research at the interface of the biological sciences, physical sciences, computer science, and/or engineering is encouraged. The candidate is expected to lead a productive, externally funded research program and take an active role in undergraduate and graduate teaching. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants are to submit a cover letter, resume/CV, separate research and teaching statements, and the name and contact information for 4 references.

In the CV, please include a 1-2 sentence statement describing the impact of up to five selected publications. Your research statement is to describe future research plans (up to 3 pages) that includes a brief statement about how your research complements and broadens research in the department. Your teaching statement (up to 1 page) must mention the types of courses that match your interests.

Reference letters will be requested separately by the search committee after the application deadline.

To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by November 5, 2017. Review of applications will begin on November 6, 2017. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200, extension 5, or cucareershelp@cu.edu. All other job related inquiries should be directed to the contact for this posting.

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at hr-ada@colorado.edu .

The University of Colorado is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment and excellent benefits. Learn more about the University of Colorado by visiting https://www.cu.edu/cu-careers.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in biochemistry or a related field.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Review of applications will begin on November 6, 2017. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

For information regarding the large file size solution, a quick step guide can be accessed via http://www.colorado.edu/hr/sites/default/files/attached-files/cu_careers_-_large_file_size_uploads_-_quick_reference_guide_template_for_search_commitee_members_v3.pdf.

If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200, extension 5, or cucareershelp@cu.edu. All other job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact for this posting.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions:To apply, please submit the materials listed below in PDF format to this posting at www.cu.edu/cucareers with the following naming convention "LastName_FirstName_NameofDocument", i.e., Smith_John_CV:

1. Cover Letter, which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications (LastName_FirstName_Cover.pdf).

2. Current Curriculum Vitae (LastName_FirstName_CV.pdf).

3. List of References: four individuals who may be contacted, upon review of your application, to submit written letters of reference upon request. (LastName_FirstName_References.pdf).

4. Statement of Research Plans (LastName_FirstName_Research).

5. Statement of Teaching (LastName_FirstName_Teaching).



Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10167 - Chemistry & Biochemistry

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Sep 26, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Dylan Taatjes

Posting Contact Email: dylan.taatjes@colorado.edu

Position Number: 00726185

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