The Department of Chemical Physiology & Biochemistry at the Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon, USA invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position from individuals interested in merging chemical biology and physiology with the goal to develop and use molecular techniques that will further our understanding of diseases and their underlying mechanisms. Preference will be given to applicants with a research record in organic chemistry/chemical biology in combination with neurophysiology, endocrinology and metabolism, or cardiovascular physiology, and the demonstrated ability to acquire independent funding.
We seek an individual with a Ph.D. in chemistry or another relevant discipline, with a track record of excellent publications, who will develop an independent and vibrant research program, collaborate well with the current investigators and contribute to the teaching of graduate students. OHSU offers a highly interactive research environment and immediate access to core facilities for various imaging modalities, cryo-electron microscopy, deep sequencing, proteomics, metabolomics, and more.
This tenure track assistant faculty position will operate within the Department of Chemical Physiology and Biochemistry. Duties include:
Develop and manage an independent and vibrant research program
Develop, prepare and oversee competitive funding proposals
Publish and present research findings
Develop and foster strong collaborations with researchers within the department and university, and externally
Contribute to the teaching of graduate students
Participate in faculty, department, and/or university governance activities
Participate in professional development functions such as conferences, editorial boards, professional organization
The appointee shall provide additional duties as assigned by the Chair in furtherance of the universitys missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service.
PhD in Chemistry or other relevant disciplines
Track record of independent publications and funding
Research record in organic chemistry/chemical biology in combination with neurophysiology, endocrinology and metabolism, or cardiovascular physiology
Demonstrated ability to acquire independent funding
To apply, please submit an application to this posting which includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of research interests (maximum 3 pages). Additionally, all applicants should arrange to have three confidential letters of reference sent directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are not complete until the letters of reference are received.
All application materials and letters of recommendation must be submitted by November 30, 2020 for full consideration
Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or email@example.com.
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