Tenure-Track Faculty in Biochemistry/Biophysics

Lowell, MA
Jan 23, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 492501
Position Type: Faculty Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Chemistry
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience
Applications Open: Aug 09 2017
Applications Close: Open until filled

General Summary of Position:

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Massachusetts Lowell is seeking to hire a tenure-track faculty member in the area of Biochemistry/Biophysics. The Department presently consists of 20 full-time faculty and lecturers and is growing. It offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in nearly every sub-discipline of the field. The successful candidate will be expected to teach Chemistry and/or Biochemistry at the undergraduate and graduate levels and develop an active, high quality, externally funded and internationally recognized interdisciplinary research program. Applicants at all ranks conducting research in Biochemistry/Biophysics will be considered, but an appointment at the Assistant Professor level is anticipated. Research interests include, but are not limited to biochemistry of muscle proteins and/or biomechanics broadly defined. An ability to participate in interdisciplinary research with faculty in other departments such as Biology and Physics or centers is considered a plus.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a closely related discipline is required.

Preferred Considerations:
  • Postdoctoral experience is preferred

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit a CV, cover letter, teaching philosophy, and research statement * Names and email addresses of three references will also be required during the application process. The references will be notified and should upload recommendation letters. Only recommendation letters that are uploaded to the system by the referee will be accepted. Emailed or hardcopy letters will not be accepted.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.


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