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Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry - Tenure Track

University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Closing date
Sep 20, 2023

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The Department of Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Minnesota (UMN) is inviting applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2024.

The department is located within the College of Pharmacy (CoP), ranked 3rd in the Nation as a Top Pharmacy School, and is within one of the largest academic health centers in the U.S., with nationally recognized programs in medicine, pharmacology, biochemistry, nursing, dentistry, and public health. Applicants whose research interests focus on chemical biology, large and small molecule chemical probe and drug design and development, proteomics analyses, or chemically enabled genomics are especially encouraged to apply. In addition, applicants are expected to support the Department’s commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and work environment.

With over 1,400 faculty in basic and applied biomedical disciplines, the UMN provides a rich environment for research and collaboration. Numerous supporting research core resources and laboratories associated with the CoP, the UMN Academic Health Center, the College of Science and Engineering, and the Masonic Cancer Center are available to support the laboratory of the successful candidate.

Required qualifications include: an earned doctorate (Ph.D. or equivalent) in medicinal chemistry, chemical biology, chemistry, or related discipline. Candidates with postdoctoral research experience are preferred. Applicants are expected to have demonstrated research productivity through peer-reviewed publications and be committed to a diverse environment.

The initial review of applications will begin on October 1st, 2023; however, applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Your complete application should include: a curriculum vitae, a letter of interest explaining your qualifications for the position, a statement on prior research experiences and achievements (< 5 pages), a statement on future research interests (< 5 pages), and three letters of recommendation (electronic copies are preferred) to be sent separately to: Max Adamitis (

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

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