Assistant Professor (Tenure-track) in Biochemistry

$80,000 - $83,000 yearly
  • University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Chemistry & Biochemistry Department
  • Milwaukee, WI, USA
  • Jul 14, 2022
Full time Chemistry Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education)

Job Description


The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is seeking applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in biochemistry. The Department seeks an individual with a strong commitment to research and teaching. Preference will be given to applicants with interests in enzymology, protein dynamics, structural biology, nucleic acids, or molecular pharmacology.  


Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry or a closely related field, and post-doctoral research experience. Position responsibilities will include developing an independent extramurally funded research program, establishing collaborations both within the Department and across campus, and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in all areas of biochemistry.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry or a closely related field by the time of appointment
  • Previous research done in the area of biochemistry
  • Post-Ph.D. training (in traditional post-doctoral fellowship(s) or equivalent)


Preferred Qualifications


  • Strong potential for extramural funding
  • Demonstrated research productivity
  • Experience in teaching
  • Ability to strengthen and/or expand the existing areas of research at UWM

Application Details

For guaranteed consideration, please apply by Friday September 30, 2022. This is a continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. A complete application will consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, concise statements of research interests and teaching philosophy, an itemized estimate of start-up costs and three letters of recommendation. Please visit for more details and to apply; UWM will not consider paper, e-mailed, or faxed applications.

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