Biochemistry and Biophysics Faculty at The University of Chicago

The University of Chicago

Chicago, IL, United States

Biochemistry and Biophysics Faculty at The University of Chicago

The University of Chicago: Biological Sciences Division: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level, although outstanding candidates at a higher rank will be considered. We seek scientists studying macromolecular dynamics and structure, mechanisms of molecular function and related frontier areas. Appropriate topics include proteins, nucleic acids and their assemblies; membrane proteins; cellular processes in prokaryotes and eukaryotes (for example, proteostasis, condensates and immunology); biomolecular design; chemical biology, and computational analysis. Our resources include cryoEM capability (Krios with tomography) and affiliations with Argonne National Laboratory and the Marine Biological Laboratory.

Applicants must have a doctoral degree or equivalent. To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago’s Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications:  Applicants must upload a CV including bibliography, cover letter, research and teaching statements, up to 3 publications or preprints, and contact information for 3 references. Review of applications will begin 16 September 2019 and ends when the position is filled.

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