Requisition Number: PRN01787F

New Position to Begin:
September 1, 2018

As part of a major expansion, the University of Utah Department of Biochemistry is searching for multiple talented new investigators as Assistant Professors in the tenure-track. Candidates at more senior levels may also be considered. Our goal is to achieve transformative excellence in the molecular life sciences by recruiting innovative colleagues to our collaborative community. The scope of this search is broad, and includes Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Chemical Biology, Imaging and Protein Design. Opportunities exist for considerable synergy with institutional initiatives in: Biophysics, Cancer, Inflammation/Infection/Immunity, Metabolism, Neuroscience, and Translational Research. The starting date is flexible. Applications will be reviewed as they are received starting from October 15. Positions will remain open until filled.

Quicklink for applicants: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/67172

Contact Person: Jill Wilson, jill.wilson@biochem.utah.edu

EEO/Diversity Information:
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

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.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Employees with prior URS service may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates:
Please apply online and include a cover letter, current CV, and Research Statement. Reference letters will be solicited after an initial screening process.