Job Description Summary:
The Department of Chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA plans to make a tenure track appointment at the Assistant Professor level. The appointment will be in the broadly defined area of Biological Chemistry, with a non-exclusive interest in structural biology (particularly cryoelectron microscopy) and chemical biology (particularly with nucleic acid or epigenetics applications). The candidate is expected to establish an externally funded research program and participate in the Department's undergraduate and graduate teaching mission.
Applicants must apply online at http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/920. Required application materials include: a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, and a description of proposed research. Applicants should also submit the names and contact information of three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on October 17, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
The Department of Chemistry is strongly committed to Penn's Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html). The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Job Type: Full-Time, Tenure Track
Affirmative Action Statement:
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