Tenure track Assistant Professor-University of Illinois at Chicago

It would be great to have another C. elegans person here. Apply by October 1.

(Job code # 08-25-06-3215-20188)
University of Illinois at Chicago
The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applications for an ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level position. This tenure-track faculty position starts August 16, 2011. Final authorization of the position is subject to availability of state funding. Located in the heart of Chicago, UIC is one of the nations leading research universities. Numerous opportunities exist for collaborative research in biological sciences across disciplines at UIC and with colleagues and institutions throughout the Chicago region.

A successful candidate will establish a vigorous, externally-funded research program, and teach effectively in the Department’s undergraduate Biochemistry and graduate molecular biology training programs. Research programs applying a biochemical approach to cellular pathways, development, microbial physiology, or protein structure/function will be favored. The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary scientific community on the UIC campus and the Chicago area, as a member of a diverse department investigating a broad range of areas of biology, supported by excellent facilities and resources. Candidates must have a Ph.D., significant postdoctoral experience and a demonstrated record of research accomplishments.

For fullest consideration, please submit your CV, research and teaching statement and three reference letters to http://www.uic.edu/depts/bios/search.shtml before October 1, 2010. UIC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.