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The Department of Chemistry at Boston University invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in the field of Chemical Biology (beginning July 2013, pending budgetary approval). The successful candidate will initiate a world-class research program involving the development and/or use of chemical tools and approaches to address fundamental questions in biology and medicine. The department boasts a highly supportive, collegial and collaborative environment, which includes faculty possessing a wide range of complementary expertise in synthetic organic chemistry, biochemistry, biophysics, structural biology, theory and computation, and bioinformatics. Interactions across departments, with investigators in Biology and Biomedical Engineering for example, are also encouraged. The successful candidate will participate in the University-wide initiative in Integrative and Systems Biology or in translational research in collaboration with investigators at the School of Medicine, including the NEIDL (http://www.bu.edu/neidl). Undergraduate teaching responsibilities will be in the areas of general, organic, or biological chemistry, with the opportunity to develop graduate courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry or a related field, with post-doctoral research experience and a commitment to excellence in teaching. Salary and benefits are competitive.
Applicants should apply through AcademicJobsOnline.org, job reference #1768, by submitting a letter of interest, teaching and research objectives, current CV, and arrange to have three letters of reference submitted by 1 October.
Boston University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer.