Assistant Professor with Expertise in Medicine Relevant Chemical Biology

Department of Chemistry - University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Lincoln, Nebraska
Salary is commensurate with years of training and experience
Closing date
Dec 27, 2021

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Field of specialization
Work Function
Research-Applied, Teaching-Graduate, Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time
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Assistant Professor with Expertise in Medicine Relevant Chemical Biology

Posting Open Date: 10/14/2021

Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)            12/01/2021    

Open Until Filled: Yes

Description of Work: 

The position is anticipated to emphasize research in biomedically relevant chemical biology and would be affiliated with the Nebraska Center for Integrated Biomolecular Communication (NCIBC; NCIBC focuses on probing spatial and temporal aspects of chemical and biochemical communication. Possible areas include, but are not limited to, biological mass spectrometry, chemical OMICS, protein engineering/design, virtual screening, high-throughput drug discovery, and/or medicinal chemistry. Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses as well as service to the department, College and/or the University.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See

Minimum Required Qualifications:

Minimum qualifications include a PhD in chemistry, biochemistry or allied discipline. The faculty member filling the position will demonstrate the capability of teaching in basic, advanced, and graduate level chemistry courses.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred qualifications include a strong record of scholarly activity as evidenced by a significant publication record, the potential for developing an externally funded research program in biomedically relevant chemical biology, and expertise in the teaching of chemistry content or pedagogy to undergraduate and/or graduate students.


How to Apply:

Click “Apply to this Job” and complete the information form. Attach the following documents:

Curriculum vitae.

A personal statement (attach as “Letter of Interest”).

A statement of research interests (up to six pages).

A statement of teaching interests (up to one full page).

A diversity statement.

Contact information for three references.

Please combine items 3, 4 and 5 into one document and attach as “Other Document.”

Applicants must also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent by email to or to Search Committee, Attn: Emma Dolenshek, Department of Chemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588-0304. Inquiries regarding the position or the application process should be directed to:, or Search Chair, Department of Chemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 545 Hamilton Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0304 (Fax: 402-472-9402).

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact:

Sarah Woodman

Job Category: Faculty Tenure/Tenure Leading

Job Type: 9 Month

Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding?       No      

Planned Hire Date: August 2022


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