The Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons seeks to fill a position for the Chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics. This position will be associated with a tenured- faculty position at the Full Professor level. We welcome applications from outstanding scientists, with an international reputation in the fields of or related to biochemistry/molecular biology, structural biology. The candidate will be expected to develop innovative research programs for the Columbia University Department of Biochemistry. He or she will also be expected to conduct vibrant, externally funded research, as well as participate in graduate and medical student teaching. In addition to a generous start-up and recruitment package, an endowed chair is available for this position.
The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
Columbia University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment, and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.
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