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CAS-CHM _FICMS Professor-level Position (1 of 2)

University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL

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The Frost Institute for Chemistry and Molecular Science seeks to recruit two internationally recognized scientists in the general areas of structural biology, molecular design, chemistry and drug discovery, encompassing disease-related science and research related to any aspect of the human condition. The Professor-level, Endowed-Chair candidate will have degrees in chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology, biophysics or physics, at least a decade of academic or industry research experience, with an internationally recognized dossier of basic and/or translational science discovery, including successful academic and/or industry collaborations. M.D.-Ph.D. scientists and basic scientists in industry are welcome to apply.

Candidates may affiliate with basic sciences in the Miller School of Medicine ( or basic science departments in the College of Arts & Sciences ( Information about the Frost Institute for Chemistry and Molecular Sciences at the University of Miami can be found at

Miami is a cosmopolitan, richly diverse city with expanding opportunities in the biotech and information technology industries. Please submit applications via the University’s Faculty Careers Website: For your application, please include a cover letter, CV, research description, three key publications and three references. Please compile the application documents in a single PDF and upload under the Resume/CV section of the online application. Please send any questions to Eric Foston (, Director of Business Operations, who will forward your queries to the search

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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