Assistant/Associate Professor of Biochemistry

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Biochemistry

Assistant/Associate Professor of Biochemistry

Link: http://www.biochem.missouri.edu/faculty-positions.php

The Department of Biochemistry, University of Missouri-Columbia, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position from scientists applying biochemical and molecular approaches to the study of nutrition. This position will complement wider campus initiatives addressing problems of obesity, nutrition, diet and human health. We are particularly interested in individuals that would complement existing research strengths in neurodegenerative diseases, inflammation, radiopharmaceuticals, diabetes/cardiovascular disease, cancer and plant sciences. The University is noted for interdisciplinary research programs including a multidisciplinary Life Sciences Center, a NIH-supported Imaging Center that complements a productive institutional nuclear reactor, a new International Institute for Nano and Molecular Medicine, and an Interdisciplinary Plant Group. Position qualifications include a Ph.D. and/or M.D. in biochemistry or a related field and postdoctoral experience. The successful applicant will develop or continue an outstanding research program and contribute to Departmental teaching activities. Submit a curriculum vitae and descriptions of current and planned research activities and have three letters of reference sent to: Chair Biochemistry Search Committee, Department of Biochemistry, 117 Schweitzer Hall, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211. Electronic submission to eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%62%69%6f%63%68%65%6d%73%65%61%72%63%68%40%6d%69%73%73%6f%75%72%69%2e%65%64%75%22%3e%62%69%6f%63%68%65%6d%73%65%61%72%63%68%40%6d%69%73%73%6f%75%72%69%2e%65%64%75%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b')) is encouraged. Review of applications will begin July 1, 2008. MU is an EEO/AA/ADA Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. For ADA accommodations, please contact our ADA Coordinator at (573) 884-7278 (V/TTY).