Job Opportunities

Employment opportunities in the T.C. Jenkins Department of Biophysics.

Tenure Track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

The Thomas C. Jenkins Department of Biophysics invites applications for tenure/tenure-track appointments at all ranks. We encourage applicants who seek to understand the physical chemistry, structure, function, and assembly of biomolecules, and their integration to subcellular and cellular structures and processes. We will consider all areas of molecular and cellular biophysics, investigated through experiment, computation and/or theory. We seek faculty colleagues who have an established interest in promoting equity and inclusion among diverse scientists, and our search is structured to minimize bias and provide equal opportunity to all applicants.

Please submit all requested documents, described below, as separate PDFs through Interfolio:

Cover Letter – Please give a brief introduction to yourself and your work, and what you look forward to adding to our department.

Statement of Past Research Accomplishments (Maximum 2 pages, including figures): Describe your most significant accomplishments to date and explain why they are significant.

Statement of Future Research Plans (Maximum 3 pages, including figures):

Curriculum Vitae – Include your educational and training history; significant activities in research, education, and diversity service; honors and awards; presentations; published and accepted papers. Preprints or papers under review will be considered if they have been deposited on BioRxiv or similar public preprint server.

  • We encourage applicants to add 2-3 sentences describing the achieved or anticipated impact of each publication or preprint in the field.
  • Please use article-level (as opposed to journal-level) publication metrics, which better reflect the value of your publications to your field. 

Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (500 words limit):

Describe your understanding of the inequities and challenges facing historically excluded and underrepresented groups in STEM and describe your past and future contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and service.

Teaching Statement (500 words max): Describe your approach to undergraduate and graduate teaching, and the subjects you would most like to teach.

Three confidential letters of reference submitted through the Interfolio system.

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