Academic Job 4

University of Oregon
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Biochemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Oregon ( invites applications for a tenure-track Biochemistry faculty member at the Assistant Professor level to begin in Fall 2017 or later.  Biochemistry research at the University of Oregon takes place in context of the Institute of Molecular Biology ( which promotes interdisciplinary interactions between life science researchers in the departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Biology and Physics. A Ph.D. is required.

We seek applicants from all areas of molecular biology who are using advanced approaches to study mechanisms of cellular function, including topics in RNA and protein biochemistry. New faculty will join a rich and collaborative atmosphere with existing strengths in host-pathogen interactions, stem cell biology, organelle biogenesis, genome function, and cytoskeleton biochemistry. Successful candidates will have the potential for establishing an outstanding independent research program and excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. They will also support and enhance a diverse learning and working environment.

To assure full consideration, application materials should be received by October 10, 2016. Please apply at and upload a cover letter, 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.  Review of application materials will continue until the position is filled.  

Of note, the University of Oregon Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is also currently searching for faculty candidates in the areas of Chemical Biology and Physical Chemistry (

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