Apologies for any duplicate mailings.
The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at the University
of Massachusetts, Amherst invites applications from Ph.D.-level
scientists for a tenure-track position at the level of ASSISTANT
PROFESSOR. We seek candidates with research programs in topics that
complement existing Departmental and campus strengths in cellular
biochemistry, including signal transduction, membrane biology,
metabolism, gene expression and regulation, and cytoskeletal
organization. We are particularly interested in individuals who study
plant systems. The successful candidate will be expected to
contribute to ongoing interdisciplinary programs focused on renewable
energy, cellular engineering, and research at the interface of
chemistry and biology. He/she will have access to students from
several interdepartmental graduate programs and will be expected to
participate in teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
The Five College Consortium, comprised of Smith College, Amherst
College, Mount Holyoke College, Hampshire College, and the University
of Massachusetts Amherst, provides a rich academic and intellectual
environment. The Department is strongly committed to increasing the
diversity of the faculty, student body, and curriculum.
Applicants should send curriculum vitae, a description of research
interests, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent
electronically to: Prof. Jennifer Normanly at bmbsearch from biochem.umass.edu
or BMB Search, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, LGRT 913, 710 N.
Pleasant St., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003. Review
of applications will begin October 15, 2010 and continue until the
position is filled.
The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are
encouraged to apply.