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Indiana University Bloomington

Work by biochemists increasingly forms the basis of new techniques and treatments employed by physicians to treat disease; in IU's Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry Department, our priority area is structural virology and virus assembly.

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Indiana University, Bloomington

Assistant or Associate Professor
Membrane Protein Structural Biology

The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry (MCB) at Indiana University invites applications for a position beginning August 2017 at the rank the Assistant or Associate Professor.  The search is open to candidates with interests in membrane protein structure and function relevant to signal transduction, protein misfolding or human neurodegenerative pathologies.  Applicants with expertise in membrane protein crystallography or NMR and/or EPR spectroscopies of membrane proteins are particularly encouraged to apply.  The successful candidate will be an affiliate with Indiana University’s emerging Center for Chemical Biology and Biotherapeutics (C2B2) organized under the Precision Health Initiative (PHI) in collaboration with the Indiana University School of Medicine and will be named a trainer in our Chemistry-Biology Interface (CBI) training program in Quantitative and Chemical Biology (  A Ph.D. in biochemistry, chemistry or a related field with relevant postdoctoral experience are required.  Successful candidates will be expected to develop or already have a visible, externally funded research program.  Primary teaching assignments will involve undergraduate and graduate level biochemistry or related courses in the molecular life sciences.  Applicants should send a complete curriculum vitae, a summary of future research plans, and arrange to have four letters of recommendation sent to ( addressed to Chair, Faculty Search Committee, Department of MCB, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405.  Applications received by Oct. 15, 2016 will receive full consideration, but later applicants will also be considered until the position is filled. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.