Faculty Position in Biophysics

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Faculty Position in Biophysics

Faculty Position in Biophysics
University of Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Center for Cell and Genome Science and the Department of Physics University of Utah

The Center for Cell and Genome Science and the Department of Physics invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in biophysics at the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level. More senior applicants seeking a higher-level appointment are also welcome to apply. We seek creative and independent scientists working in any area of cell biology or genome science who are pursuing quantitative, mechanistic approaches to fundamental problems in biology, including the application of novel methods from the physical sciences. Successful applicants will be expected to establish a vigorous independent research program and contribute to teaching. The new faculty member will be provided with outstanding infrastructural support as a member of the Center for Cell and Genome Science with a primary appointment in the Department of Physics, and will also have access to graduate students from Programs in Biology, Molecular Biology, Biological Chemistry and Neuroscience. Please send in PDF format curriculum vitae, representative publications, research plan, and three letters of reference to: Nancy Kurtzeborn (e-mail: eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%6e%61%6e%63%79%6b%75%72%74%7a%65%62%6f%72%6e%40%62%69%6f%73%63%69%65%6e%63%65%2e%75%74%61%68%2e%65%64%75%22%3e%6e%61%6e%63%79%6b%75%72%74%7a%65%62%6f%72%6e%40%62%69%6f%73%63%69%65%6e%63%65%2e%75%74%61%68%2e%65%64%75%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b')) ), CCGS Search Committee, Building 084, University of Utah, 257 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0840. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree or equivalent, preferably in physics or biophysics. Review of applications will commence November 1, 2008, and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities and provides reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities of applicants and employees. The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.