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Posted 8/14/2015
Position: Tenure-Track Positions
Employer: Hampton University Department of (Chemical) Engineering
Description: The School of Engineering and Technology at Hampton University is seeking highly qualified candidates for (9) month full-time tenure-track positions in the area of Chemical Engineering.
The successful candidates are expected to develop/lead independent research programs of international prominence and teach undergraduate courses in the chemical engineering curriculum. Opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary research abound and are encouraged.
To Apply: Click here for flyer.

Posted 8/14/2015
Position: Postdoctoral Associate Positions
Employer: Duke Human Vaccine Institute
Description: We are seeking a highly motivated recent graduate to join our team involved in the assessment of immune-based strategies for prevention of maternal and pediatric HIV/AIDS, as well as pediatric HIV cure.  The selected candidate will be a team member of our laboratory which is using humoral and cellular immune assays to define the maternal and infant immune responses and virus reservoirs in both human clinical trials and nonhuman primate models. This position requires a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Microbiology, or Immunology.  Experience in flow cytometry, virus isolation/cell culture, quantitative PCR, protein production, and immunoassays are desired.
To Apply: Click here for flyer.

Posted 7/9/2015
Position: Assistant/Associate Professor Developmental Biologist
Employer: University of Richmond
Description: The Department of Biology at the University of Richmond invites applications for a tenure-track developmental biologist with a rank of Assistant Professor; applications from well-qualified applicants at the Associate Professor level will also be considered. We seek a broadly trained biologist who is committed to high quality undergraduate education and developing an innovative research program in developmental biology that applies cutting edge methodologies in the discipline. The candidate should have a Ph. D and postdoctoral experience; the start date is August 2016.
To Apply: For more information click here - https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000889178-01\

Posted 6/18/2015

Biochemistry - Assistant Professor position at ODU

As part of a university-wide biological sciences initiative, the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Old Dominion University announces a tenure track opening in the broad area of Biochemistry, at the Assistant Professor level. Position is to commence as early as December 2015. Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry or closely related field and postdoctoral experience. Candidates are expected to establish a vigorous externally-funded research program involving graduate and undergraduate students and to teach Biochemistry at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Specific research interest areas include mammalian and microbial molecular biology, experimental structural biology/structure-based drug design, and biological mass spectrometry that could utilize the state-of-the-art Bruker Apex-Qe, a Hybrid Qh-FTMS with 12 Tesla magnet housed in the College of Sciences. However, applications from qualified candidates in all areas of Biochemistry are encouraged.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research plan (3-5 pages), a statement of teaching philosophy and interests (1 page) along with contact information for three references at https://jobs.odu.edu Review of applications will begin June 25 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

http://jobs.sciencecareers.org/job/368769/biochemistry-assistant-professor-/. For further information on faculty and facilities see the department web site at http://www.odu.edu/chemistry. Specific additional inquiries should be addressed to Biochemistry Search Committee at chemjobs@odu.edu.

Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Posted 6/18/2015

Structural Biology Postdoctoral Position

A postdoctoral position is available in the structural biology group of Dr. Bret D. Freudenthal studying genomic stability and DNA damage processing at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas. The candidate should have experience in structural biology, enzyme kinetics, protein purification, and/or biochemistry. Applicants should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to conduct research independently and with a team. A detailed notebook and organizational skills will be required. The selected individual will work as part of a team employing multiple structural and biochemical approaches to investigate how genome stability is maintained in response to DNA damage. The group has in lab crystallization facilities with a new x-ray diffraction system that complements molecular biology and protein chemistry laboratories. The lab has ready access to multiple cutting edge core facilities. The Freudenthal group is in both the department of Biochemistry and Molecular biology, and Cancer Biology. These departments are within the University of Kansas Medical Center-NCI designated Cancer Center with investigators renowned for their contributions to the area of biochemistry, protein-protein interactions, and cancer biology. The exceptional training environment offers a highly supportive and interactive scientific environment with many diverse areas of expertise. KUMC is located in an especially attractive part of Kansas City that is central to prominent research institutions and maintains an affordable high quality of life. Kansas City is often ranked as top place to live in America.

Applicants must possess a doctoral level degree. To apply, please send your CV, description of research experience, and contact information for three references to bfreudenthal@kumc.edu or apply directly at http://www.kumc.edu/human-resources/jobs-at-kumc.html, Position #J0010798. The University of Kansas Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran
status or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

Posted 5/24/2015

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Posted 5/24/2015

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Posted 4/21/2015

Position: Neurobiology Postdoctoral Research
Employer: U.S. Air Force Research Lab – 711th Human Performance Division

The U.S. Air Force Research Lab – 711th Human Performance Division is seeking either a PhD candidate for the following research appointment.  U.S. Citizenship is required.

Qualified candidates must have completed their PhD within the past five years.  Faculty members interested in possible sabbaticals are also encouraged to apply.

Deadline: Targeted start date is between May – July 2015. 

Posted 3/31/2015

Positions: Apply to Join the NPA Editorial Team
The NPA is currently seeking a strong, dedicated individual to serve as the editor in chief of The POSTDOCket.
Description: The POSTDOCket is the quarterly newsletter of the NPA covering news items and features of interest to the postdoctoral community and its stakeholders. The POSTDOCket is managed by the POSTDOCket Committee, which consists of associate editors led by the editor in chief, in close collaboration with the NPA executive director and staff.
To Apply: Interested in applying? Click here for more information. All application statements must be e-mailed by Friday, April 3, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Posted 3/31/2015

Positions: Call Open for an NPA International Officer
Description: The NPA has an opening for the position of International Officer. International Officers are voluntary, Board-appointed, non-board leadership positions within the NPA. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the International Officer provides expertise and advice on international matters affecting or likely to affect the postdoctoral community to the Board, NPA Committee leaders and to the membership of the NPA. Considering the requirements of the role, postdocs and academic administrators with previous relevant NPA leadership experience are encouraged to apply.
To Apply: For more information on what the position entails, and for instructions  on applying, visit this page. Application deadline is Friday, April 17 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Posted 3/9/2015

Positions: Director, Evolutionary Biology Research Laboratory
Natural Science Research Curator III
Employer: The NC Museum of Natural Sciences
Dept of Environment & Natural Resource
Research & Collections
Description: The NC Museum of Natural Sciences and the Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Sciences at North Carolina State University jointly announce a search to recruit an evolutionary biologist with experience in and a commitment to engaging the public in the study of evolution.  The position is jointly split between the NC Museum of Natural Sciences (57%) and the Department of Biological Sciences at NC State (43%). This position includes research, outreach, teaching and service responsibilities at both institutions. Given existing strengths in NC’s Triangle area (including museum/university partnerships in public science, the launch of a new center in evolutionary medicine: TriCEM, https://tricemdotorg.wordpress.com/about/, and the land-grant mission of NC State University), candidates with experience in or interest in applied evolution are particularly encouraged.
To Apply: Click on the APPLY link on the this website.

Posted 3/9/2015

Positions: Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Assistant, Associate and Full Professor Levels
The Department of Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology
Employer: Texas A&M Health Science Center
Bryan/College Station
Description: Investigators working with viral, bacterial, fungal and parasite models are encouraged to apply. In addition, we welcome applicants whose training and research interests span the discipline of immunology. We are especially interested in investigators whose research complements existing strengths in host-pathogen interactions, immune responses to pathogens and vaccination, and immune-mediated disorders.
To Apply: Applications should contain a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of research interests and goals. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent on their behalf. All materials can be submitted electronically to the Search Committee Chair via e-mail to MPIMFacultySearch@tamhsc.edu or by regular mail to:  
Mailing Address: Chair, Search Committee
Department of Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology
College of Medicine
8447 State Highway 47
MREB 3107
Texas A&M Health Science Center
Bryan, TX 77807-3260

Posted 1/18/2015

Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Neuroscience
Employer: NC State College of Veterinary Medicine
Richmond, VA
Description: The position is Tenure track, and an important aspect of this job opening is that is a salaried position (full salary, 12 months a year); (i.e. you do not need to bring in your salary from grants). Applicants working in the field of pain are encouraged.

Posted 12/30/2014

A new research institute is being set-up in Seattle by Paul G. Allen of Microsoft, The Allen Institute for Cell Science.

The Allen Institute is about to start a major recruiting effort for researchers and postdoctoral opportunities for grad students. Attached is the fact sheet.

Click here for a link to the employment opportunities website.