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Assistant Professor

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Applicants can apply online at: https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MTI0. Candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, research statement, publication list, teaching statement and at least three letters of reference. For each reference, you will have the opportunity to input a personal email address or an email address generated through Interfolio’ Online Application Delivery. In both cases, an email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the letter to our system. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research and teaching missions.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Assistant Professor
Department Name 13206-Physics & Astronomy
Position Number 0080523
Position Details

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a new faculty member in experimental biophysics. This tenure-stream position will be at the Assistant Professor level, starting on or after September 1, 2016, subject to budgetary approval. We are seeking candidates with strong physics backgrounds who will complement current research strengths in experimental biophysics. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in epigenetics, cellular dynamics, and novel experimental techniques, but we will consider candidates with any area of specialization within biophysics. In addition to research accomplishments and future promise, candidates must show potential for a high degree of teaching effectiveness at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by November 1, 2015. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Application Process

Applicants can apply online at: https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MTI0. Candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, research statement, publication list, teaching statement and at least three letters of reference. For each reference, you will have the opportunity to input a personal email address or an email address generated through Interfolio’ Online Application Delivery. In both cases, an email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the letter to our system. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research and teaching missions.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 10/07/2015
Open Until Filled No
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