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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (T/TT) - Fundamental Biochemistry and/or Biomedical Applications

The University of Missouri (MU) Biochemistry Department
Columbia, Missouri
Start date
Sep 29, 2023

The University of Missouri (MU) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Biochemistry. The position will be in an area of fundamental or biomedical biochemistry. Candidates should have an earned doctorate and the ability to lead a federally funded research group. Applications at the Assistant Professor level are encouraged.  Candidates at a higher level will be considered if there is a record of extramural research funding, publications, teaching and service expected of tenured faculty at a research-intensive university.


The department has an undergraduate teaching mission in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CAFNR), provides pre-clinical training in the School of Medicine, and supports graduate education in both units. As a department in a Land Grant University that bridges two colleges, the Department of Biochemistry is home to fundamental molecular science and to its translation into both agricultural and biomedical applications.  Example areas of interest include: fundamental biochemistry; transgenic technology; and spatio-temporal biochemistry involving transcriptomics, proteomics, and other genome-wide approaches.  For additional information, visit


Application: To  apply, visit MU job opening ID 48901 and submit: (1) a cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) a one-page summary of research accomplishments with two pages of future plans; (4) a one-page narrative of teaching philosophy; and (5) names and contact information of four references. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. For information, contact


The University of Missouri values the uniqueness of every individual and strives to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.  In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.




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