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Job ID: 176446

Assistant or Associate Professor
West Virginia University


Date Posted Jan. 12, 2022
Title Assistant or Associate Professor
University West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV, United States
Department Department of Biochemistry
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
 
 
  • Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Biomedical Sciences
    Biology - Biochemistry
 
 
Assistant or Associate (tenure-track) faculty position Department of Biochemistry, School of Medicine West Virginia University Morgantown, WV

The Department of Biochemistry is expanding its faculty at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank (tenure-track). The department seeks to recruit an investigator with an exciting research program focused on fundamental biological mechanisms at the molecular and cellular levels. The proposals that complement and enhance our current research programs in metabolism, cancer biology, neurodegeneration, and structural biology (http://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/Biochemistry/) will be preferred.

The successful candidate will develop and maintain an extramurally funded research program and participate in departmental teaching at the graduate and professional levels. For consideration at the Assistant Professor rank, minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. and/or MD degree, postdoctoral experience, and high-quality publications from the postdoctoral period. For consideration at the Associate Professor rank, the candidate is expected to have an extramurally funded research program and sustained productivity documented by high-quality publications, grants, mentoring experience.

The Department of Biochemistry offers a collaborative, multifaceted academic environment founded on research programs at the WVU Health Sciences Center and supported by state-of-the-art core facilities. All faculty ranks are backed by substantial salary support and by a junior faculty mentoring program. West Virginia University is a comprehensive, land-grant University with 191 undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs and approximately 30,000 students. The Department of Biochemistry is a part of the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center, which incorporates the WVU Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Nursing, and Public Health.

Morgantown is in the mountains of northern West Virginia, within proximity of Pittsburgh, PA, and Washington, DC. It is an expanding college town, which offers a safe, family-friendly environment, excellent schools, affordable cost of living, and Appalachian outdoor recreation. Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small cities in the US.

Interested candidates will apply online at: https://wvu.taleo.net/careersection/faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=17144 with a single pdf file containing: 1) cover letter; 2) CV; 3) current research accomplishments; 4) future research plans, and 5) contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.


  • West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Sherrie Rice
    Department of Biochemistry
    West Virginia University
    One Waterfront Place
    Third Floor
    Morgantown, WV 26501
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  • 304-293-8411
  • shrice@hsc.wvu.edu

 

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