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Asst. or Assoc. Professor, Chemistry - Biochem

Washington University in St. Louis
Saint Louis, Missouri
Closing date
Oct 29, 2022

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The Department of Chemistry at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for full-time, tenure-track faculty appointments at the rank of assistant professor or associate professor. We invite applicants in biological chemistry/biochemistry, broadly defined. Research topics of interest include, but are in no way limited to: biomolecular condensates, RNA biochemistry, medicinal radiochemistry, single-molecule imaging of biological systems, biomolecular spectroscopy, and new methods for the synthesis of biological molecules and materials. Candidates with interdisciplinary research interests are welcomed. 




A Ph.D. in chemistry or a closely related field is required at the time of appointment. Candidates for the rank associate professor should have an outstanding teaching, service, and publication record commensurate with tenure at that rank.  The duties of the position include conducting research, publishing in peer-reviewed journals, obtaining extramural research support, teaching courses, advising students, performing assigned committee work, and participating in university service. The development and maintenance of an outstanding research program is expected. 


The Department of Chemistry highly values the ability to work with diverse students and colleagues and contribute to building an inclusive environment. We are committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity. It is the University’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or genetic information. 


Please visit to apply and for more information about the Department of Chemistry. Applications will only be accepted through Interfolio and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one or more research proposals, and a diversity statement. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be uploaded to Interfolio. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until November 1, 2022. Please direct all other correspondence to: 



The university offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs.

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