Tenure Track Faculty Position in Molecular Biology

Tenure Track Faculty Position in Molecular Biology

University of Wyoming

Laramie, WY, United States

The Department of Molecular Biology at the University of Wyoming seeks candidates for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are soliciting applicants whose research interests lie at the intersection of computational and wet lab molecular/cell biology. Areas of expertise may include bioinformatics, computational biology, computer vision, systems biology, synthetic biology, structural biology, biophysics, quantitative biochemistry, and genomics.

The qualified candidate is expected to develop a productive, extramurally funded research program that successfully combines in silico and in vitro or in vivo experimental approaches. The candidate is also expected to have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and participate in teaching in the core Molecular Biology curriculum.

The Department of Molecular Biology is a research-intensive academic unit with broad expertise in biochemistry, genetics, cell biology, microbiology, immunology, biotechnology, glycobiology, and genomics (http://www.uwyo.edu/molecbio/). Molecular Biology faculty participate in strong interdisciplinary and departmental graduate programs (http://www.uwyo.edu/molecbio/degree-programs/).

Minimum qualifications include:
• A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in molecular biology or related field
• At least two years of postdoctoral experience
• Evidence of excellent research productivity and communication skills.

Preferred qualifications include:
• Previous success in obtaining research fellowships or grants
• A demonstrated commitment to undergraduate and graduate education
• A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Applicants should complete the online application including submission of a single pdf file containing a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for at least three references, statement of research interests (1-3 pages), and statement of teaching philosophy and interests (1-2 pages).

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

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