Position in Computational Biophysics, UCSF

November 9, 2010 § Leave a comment

University of California, San Francisco

Tenure-Track Position in Computational Biophysics

Applications will be considered starting October 1, 2010.

The Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry seeks applications for a tenure-track position, with a preference for candidates applying for at the Assistant Professor level. We are seeking a creative and visionary scientist who employs computational or theoretical methods—either exclusively or in combination with other experimental methods—to study macromolecules, systems of interacting macromolecules, or cellular processes. We are particularly interested in scientists who draw on approaches from disciplines such as physics, engineering, or chemistry. Areas of specific interest include, but are by no means limited to: multi-scale modeling, computational systems biology, dynamical systems theory, mechanics and fluid dynamics in the cellular environment, membrane dynamics, or simulations of large macromolecular complexes.

Applicants should have a PhD or MD degree. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a dynamic and interactive research program and will actively participate in graduate training in the Graduate Group in Biophysics and other programs. Laboratory space will be in UCSF’s vibrant Mission Bay campus.

UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

Please visit http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo to upload applications. CV, summary of current research (up to 3 pages) and outline of future research (up to 3 pages) should be assembled as a single pdf document. Instructions for letters of recommendation are on the site. Contact annad[at]picasso.ucsf.edu with questions.

UCSF is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for underutilized minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for covered veterans. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities and women.

Search chair: Matt Jacobson

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