Biochemistry and Biophysics Faculty at The University of Chicago

The University of Chicago

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Chicago invites applications for a tenured faculty position at the associate or full professor rank. We seek scientists studying macromolecular dynamics and structure, mechanisms of molecular function and related 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, among others. Resources include cryoEM and cryoET capabilities (Titan Krios/K3). The University is affiliated with Argonne National Laboratory and the Marine Biological Laboratory.

Prior to the start of employment, qualified 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:  Applications must include a cover letter, CV including bibliography, research plan, up to three publications or preprints, and a teaching statement that can describe the candidate’s experience in teaching diverse students [The University’s Diversity Statement can be found at]. Review of applications will begin 15 Oct 2020 (we encourage application as soon as possible thereafter) and end when the position is filled.

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