Search for Assistant Professor of Chemical Biology,

Utah State University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Science


Posted: 24 August 2012

  • Position Announcement and Description

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Utah State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the area of Chemical Biology beginning Fall 2013.


  • Position Description, Qualifications and Requirements

The successful candidate will have a research program that complements at least one departmental focus area (i.e. macromolecular structure and function and/or eukaryotic biochemistry), the technical infrastructure within the department, and should also allow the candidate to interact with researchers in the biological sciences from other USU departments and colleges.

Applicants must have earned a PhD in chemistry, biochemistry, biology or a related field; postdoctoral experience is required. The position requires the development of an externally funded research program as well as teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

  • How to Apply

Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, a concise description of future research projects,  a description of how the research to be pursued complements existing research focus areas and technical infrastructure in the Department, a description of teaching experience and preferred teaching area(s), and the names and e-mail addresses of three references. Apply online at  (REQ ID 053398).


  • Evaluation Time Frame

Evaluation of applicants will begin October 24, 2012, and the posting will remain open until the position is filled.

Utah State University, located in Logan, Utah, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to assembling a diverse faculty. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


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