COMPUTATIONAL CHEMICAL BIOLOGY- Tenure Track Assistant Professor

Nashville, Tennessee
Compensation commensurate with experience
Sep 09, 2019
Nov 08, 2019
Job Type
Full time


Vanderbilt University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in computational chemical biology at the Assistant Professor rank. The selected candidate will join the Departments of Chemistry and Biological Sciences and will be a core member of Vanderbilt's recently established Data Science Institute, the Center for Structural Biology, and the Institute of Chemical Biology.

The successful candidate is expected to establish a vigorous externally funded research program using computational approaches complementing existing departmental and institutional strengths such as chemical biology, drug design & discovery, structural biology, personalized medicine, molecular biophysics, and imaging sciences. This position is part of a broader multi-year faculty hiring initiative in the data sciences, and candidates will be expected to contribute to the research and teaching mission of the Institute, and ideally to foster research collaborations with existing faculty across academic departments working on data science related topics.

The appointment will begin Fall 2020. Salary and benefits are highly competitive, and Nashville is a culturally diverse, dynamic, and artistically vital growing city, consistently rated as a great place to live. The position is open to Ph.D. scientists in Chemistry, Biochemistry and related fields. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vita, publication list, teaching statement, a description of proposed research, and two letters of recommendation. The Committee will begin reviewing files as soon as they are complete and to ensure full consideration applicants should submit complete applications by October 31, 2019. Interested individuals should apply online via Interfolio.

Vanderbilt is committed to building an intellectually vibrant, culturally inclusive, and academically diverse community of exceptional faculty and has a strong institutional commitment to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups, in particular, are encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.