Assistant Professor Tenure-Track Position in Biophysics

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Assistant Professor Tenure-Track Position in Biophysics

Assistant Professor Tenure-Track Position in Biophysics

INTEGRATIVE MOLECULAR LIFE SCIENCES AND BIOPHYSICS PROGRAM
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY
University of Denver

Link: http://careers.aps.org/jobdetail.cfm?job=2462016&keywords=&ref=1

The Departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Physics and Astronomy, are forming the Integrated Molecular Life Sciences and Biophysics (IMLSB) program which will include a multi-departmental graduate program with emphases in neuroscience, biochemistry, biophysics, and bioinformatics. At the current time five tenure-track positions will be allocated for this initiative. As part of this initiative, the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Denver invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship beginning September 1st, 2007 in areas of theoretical, computational or experimental biophysics. A special emphasis will be given to candidates with research interests in cell signaling, transport phenomena associated with proteins and membranes, and protein conformational dynamics and folding. The successful candidate will have a B.S. in Physics and Ph.D. in Biophysics or related discipline, will develop an extramurally funded research program, will supervise undergraduate and graduate research, and will teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Applicants will primarily be expected to support our Medical Physics minor and other interdisciplinary programs. The department offers degrees through the Ph.D. Individuals with postdoctoral experience are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants must apply through https://www.dujobs.org. The application should include: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statements of teaching philosophy and research interests. Under separate covers please send two recent publications and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to: IMLSB Faculty Search, University of Denver, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Denver, CO 80208. The selection process will begin on January 15, 2007, and continue until the position is filled. The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans. DU is an EEO/AA employer.