Faculty Position in Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at
The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology invites
applications for a tenure-track faculty position, as part of an
ongoing program to recruit several new faculty members over the next
three to four years. Individuals using molecular, biochemical and
genetic approaches to address fundamental cell biological questions
in areas that complement existing campus strengths
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These include, but are not limited to control of gene expression,
protein and organelle biogenesis, structure/function of membrane
proteins and the cytoskeleton, and mechanisms of signal transduction.
While we expect to hire at the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level,
applications from senior scientists will be considered for
appointment at the ASSOCIATE or FULL PROFESSOR level. The successful
candidate will have access to students from several interdisciplinary
graduate programs ([Only registered users see links. ], [Only registered users see links. ] ) and will be expected to
participate in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
The Five College Consortium comprising Smith College, Amherst
College, Mount Holyoke College, Hampshire College, and the University
of Massachusetts, Amherst provides a rich academic and intellectual
environment. The Town of Amherst is situated in the beautiful, rural
Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, with convenient access to
the metropolitan New York and Boston areas, as well as a multitude of
Applicants should send curriculum vitae, a description of research
interests, and three letters of recommendation to: Professor Lila M.
Gierasch, Faculty Search, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular
Biology, LGRT 913, University of Massachusetts, 710 North Pleasant
Street, Amherst, MA 01003-4505. Review of applications will begin
November 15, 2003 and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action
/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members
of minority groups are encouraged to apply.
Associate Professor and Acting Head
Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Lederle GRC Tower
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003, USA
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