CELL BIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY
FACULTY SEARCH 2017
The Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, TX invites applications for three
tenure-track positions at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor level in any area of Biochemistry, Cellular, orMolecularBiology.Th e department (http://
www.ttuhsc.edu/SOM/cbb/) currently has fourteen full-time faculty members and seeks accomplished scientists to complement existing research programs
in cancer, reproductive biology, diabetes, membrane protein structure and function, development, and neurodegenerative diseases.
One position will be flled by a qualifed candidate at the Professor level working in cancer who will be eligible for the Harry Weitlauf endowed chair in
CancerBiology.Th is individual will also be eligible for recruitment funding through The Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) (http://
www.cprit.state.tx.us), a state supported fund that provides outstanding opportunities for research funding for cancer investigators in Texas. The TTUHSC
Cancer Center has many resources available to researchers including the Texas Cancer Research Biobank and the Texas Cancer Cell Repository (http://
cancer.ttuhsc.edu). A second position will be flled by a qualifed candidate working in any area of Women’s Health including reproduction, pregnancy,
and cancer. This individual will be eligible for the Kayla Weitlauf Fund for Women’s Health. The third position is open for rank and research area.
Appointments for all positions will be in the School of Medicine and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and come with a highly competitive
start-up package and state-supported salary. Applicants should have a Ph.D., and/or M.D. degree, and will be expected to participate in the research and
teaching missions of the department. Applicants with funded programs or strong evidence of funding potential will be given the strongest consideration.
The Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry is committed to diversity in education and employment, and strongly encourages applications from
women and minorities. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
TTUHSC is in Lubbock, Texas, a family-friendly city of over 230,000 residents on the South Plains of the Texas Panhandle. Our region has a diverse
economy that is strongly infuenced by agriculture, heath care, and higher education. Lubbock is home to Texas Tech University providing educational
and entertainment opportunities in collegiate athletics and the performing arts. Lubbock weather is mild and averages 262 days of sunshine /year.
Interested candidates must apply online at http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/cbb/positions.aspx (look for job #11804BR, 11805BR). Candidates applying
for Assistant or Associate Professor should apply for #11805BR. Candidates should submit a single document in PDF format containing a cover letter
describing their interest in the department (including possible collaborations with current faculty), curriculum vitae, and a brief summary of their research
interests. Candidates should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent in electronic format to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will continue until the positions are flled.
An EEO/Affrmative Action Institution.
Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry
Faculty Position in Microbial Environmental Metagenomics and
The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Kansas (KU) seeks outstanding
applicants for an Assistant Professorship, tenure track, expected to begin as early as August 18, 2018.
Qualifying candidates must have a Ph.D. in environmental genomics, bioinformatics, microbial ecology, or
related felds and relevant postdoctoral experience. We are interested in candidates addressing fundamental
questions about the structure and function of microbiomes as well as the informatics challenges associated
with these analyses. We consider microbiomes as inclusive of bacteria, archaea, fungi, microbial
eukaryotes, and viruses, and are particularly interested in candidates examining microbiome function
in natural environments. A strong record of research and demonstrated commitment to excellence in
teaching are required. We especially encourage applicants with a strong record of collaboration. A complete
online application includes the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching
statement, and names and contact information for three professional references. In your cover letter,
please address how you would contribute to advancing diversity at KU ( http://eeb.ku.edu/diversity). For
additional information about the position, contact Professor Jim Bever at email@example.com. Initial review of
applications will begin November 14, 2017 and will continue as long as needed to identify a qualifed pool.
The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) ( http://eeb.ku.edu) is large, diverse, and
dynamic, including 40 faculty. The department enjoys affliations with the Kansas Biological Survey,
the KU Biodiversity Institute, Center for Computational Biology, the KU Department of Molecular
Biosciences, and the I TTC/Bioinformatics and computational life science laboratory. KU faculty beneft
from the KU Center for Research Computing and the KU Field Station, as well as several fully-staffed core
facilities, including the Genome Sequencing Core, the Microscopy and Analytical Imaging Laboratory,
and Nanofabrication facility.
For complete announcements and to apply online, go to https://employment.ku.edu/academic/10108BR.
The University of Kansas is especially interested in hiring faculty members who can contribute to the
climate of diversity in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and four key campus-wide strategic
initiatives: (1) Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World; (2) Promoting Well-Being, Finding Cures;
( 3) Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities; and ( 4) Harnessing Information, Multiplying
Knowledge. For more information, see www.provost.ku.edu/planning/themes/.
KU is an EO/AAE, full policy http://policy.ku.edu/IOA/nondiscrimination.
Carnegie Institution for Science
The Carnegie’s Department of
Embryology, located on the Johns
Hopkins University Homewood campus
in Baltimore, MD seeks applications for
an independent Investigator position
(Assistant Professor equivalent).
Candidates studying any aspect of
biology by developing and applying
advanced technologies are encouraged
A current CV, 3-4 page research
statement and three reference letters
are required to apply. Apply online
Application review will begin on
November 15, 2017 but applications
will continue to be accepted after this
Carnegie Institution is an
Equal Opportunity, Affrmative