Faculty Positions in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics


The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at Washington University School of Medicine invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor. Successful candidates will have established a strong record of research.

We seek outstanding individuals working in any area of biochemistry and molecular biophysics. The candidate’s research should be aimed at addressing fundamental questions related to molecular mechanisms of biological or biomedical relevance. Candidates using biomolecular NMR spectroscopy or cryo-electron microscopy are encouraged to apply. Current research in the department spans a wide range of topics including computational biology, membrane proteins, molecular motors, nucleic acid / protein interactions, protein structure, enzymology and signal transduction. Additional information about the department is available at http://biochem.wustl.edu/. Washington University has a highly interactive research environment with vigorous interdisciplinary graduate and medical scientist training programs. Minority and women scientists are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants apply at https://facultyopportunities.wustl.edu/apply/Posting/Detail/1000025.

Completed applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, starting immediately. For full consideration, applications should be received by November 15, 2016.

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the recruitment of candidates traditionally underrepresented on university faculties. Individuals of any race, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation are encouraged to apply, as are disabled individuals and veterans. The School of Medicine at Washington University is committed to finding solutions to global health problems, including ones that affect minority and disadvantaged populations.