The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in the broad area of Biochemistry, Genomics, Gene Expression or Microbiology pending budgetary approval. The positions are anticipated at the Assistant Professor level. We seek outstanding scientists who will enhance and complement existing strengths in our broad-based interactive biology department. Candidates working in the following areas are especially encouraged to apply: - Microbiology, including microbial genetics, genomics and host pathogen interactions - Biochemical approaches to understanding protein function, including structural biology, proteomics and protein-protein interactions - Molecular biology, including control of gene and protein expression Further information about the Department of Biological Science is available at http://www.biology.pitt.edu.
Application Process: Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience and will be expected to establish an extramurally funded research program, train graduate students, and actively participate in undergraduate science education. To ensure full consideration, applications and reference letters should be received by September 15, 2016. Applicants can apply online at: https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MTU2. Candidates should submit (a) a cover letter, (b) a CV, ( c ) a 2-3 page statement of research accomplishments and future plans, (d) a brief description of teaching interests, ( e) a brief description of how your research, teaching or service demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and (f) at least three letters of reference. For each reference, you will have the opportunity to input a personal email address or an email address generated through Interfolio's Online Application Delivery. An email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the letters to our system. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO /AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
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