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Assistant Professor in Chemistry and Biochemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Institute of Molecular Biology at the University of Oregon have an opening for a tenure-track biochemistry faculty member at the Assistant Professor level to begin in Fall 2016 or later. 

The primary selection criteria will be the potential for establishing a vigorous independent research program addressing fundamental problems in molecular biology, and excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  We will consider applicants working in all areas of molecular biology, including those using cutting-edge approaches to study the mechanisms of cell and genome function, including RNA and protein biochemistry.  We seek candidates with a demonstrated commitment to working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds.

To assure full consideration, apply at and upload a curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans and objectives, and a brief statement of teaching philosophy or interests. The candidate should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be uploaded directly by the recommenders via the preceding URL link by October 15, 2015.  Review of application materials will continue until the position is filled. 

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.