Assistant Professor

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Boulder, COLORADO
Deadline: 01 Oct 2023

The Department of Biochemistry at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applicants for tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant professor level to develop a creative and innovative research program, to attract external funding, to provide research training for graduate and undergraduate students, and to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate level.

What You Should Know

As part of the University of Colorado Boulder’s deep commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, the campus has implemented a reference check pilot program with respect to final candidates for tenured faculty appointments. The reference check pilot program is intended to allow CU Boulder to collect and review information about a candidate's conduct at their previous institutions, specifically conduct related to sexual misconduct, harassment, and/or discrimination – before making hiring decisions. All final candidates for tenured faculty appointments are required to complete an Authorization to Release Information.

The anticipated start date for this position will be fall 2024 semester, August 2024.

What We Require

  • Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Research Experience, and a strong publication record.
    • Ph.D. field of study: Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Structural Biology, Computational Biology, Chemical Biology or related field.

What You Will Need

  • A compelling research program that is competitive for private and federal funding; leadership skills.

What We Would Like You to Have

  • Candidates with a strong interest in diversity, equity and inclusion are encouraged to apply.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials online at: Assistant Professor (

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter that addresses the reasons why the candidate is interested in joining the Biochemistry (BCHM) department at UC-Boulder.
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy: 1 page required
  • Statement of Research Philosophy: 1-3 pages required
  • Diversity and Inclusion Statement: 1-2 pages required
  • During the application process you will need to enter contact information for three references. We will request letters of recommendation and additional materials, if needed, as the search progresses. 

    Applications submitted by October 27th, 2023 will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

    Additional guidance for candidates can be found on our website.

    Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email.  For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

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