*University of Colorado - School of Medicine**Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics**Tenure track faculty positions**Open Rank Professor Series*The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date. Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:Anschutz: [https://www.ucdenver.edu/docs/librariesprovider284/default-document-library/3000-general-admission/3012---covid-19-vaccination-requirement-and-compliance.pdf?sfvrsn=4e9df3ba_2](https://www.ucdenver.edu/docs/librariesprovider284/default-document-library/3000-general-admission/3012---covid-19-vaccination-requirement-and-compliance.pdf?sfvrsn=4e9df3ba_2)Denver: [https://www.ucdenver.edu/coronavirus](https://www.ucdenver.edu/coronavirus)Exemptions vary by campus location/department. Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:
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* Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons.
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The University of Colorado Denver seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics (BMG) at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus invites applications for tenure track faculty positions in the areas of molecular genetics, molecular biology, and biochemistry. Applications at the Assistant Professor rank will be prioritized, but exceptional candidates at the Associate or Full Professor position will be considered. The ideal candidate will aim to address fundamental biological questions from a mechanistic standpoint. Current research emphases in BMG ([https://medschool.cuanschutz.edu/biochemistry](https://medschool.cuanschutz.edu/biochemistry)) include RNA, chromosome, evolutionary and cancer biology, leveraging methodologies ranging from structural to cell biology, genomics, proteomics and metabolomics. We seek investigators with visionary programs that augment or synergize with these strengths or introduce new ones. We provide state-of-the-art facilities and a vibrant, highly supportive and interactive community.Our department is deeply committed to offering a culture of mentorship and collaborative science and to creating an inclusive research and learning environment that nurtures the success of all faculty and staff ([https://medschool.cuanschutz.edu/biochemistry/diversity-equity-inclusion](https://medschool.cuanschutz.edu/biochemistry/diversity-equity-inclusion)). We recognize that embodying diversity, equity and inclusion in our Department and University will take both short- and long-term action and a commitment from individuals at all levels. We seek to attract and promote individuals who share this vision and who will strive to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.Individuals interested in this opportunity should submit an application via CUCareers for posting number 23181. Applicants interested in the structural biology and biophysics are encouraged to apply for the other open position in our Department (posting number 23249).*Salary and Benefits:*The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at
* $100,000 - $140,000 for Assistant Professor
* $125,000-$175,000 for Associate Professor
* $150,000 -$200,000 for Full Professor
The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at [Employee Services](http://www.cu.edu/employee-services).University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.Benefits: [https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits](https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits).Total Compensation Calculator: [https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation](https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation)*Diversity and Equity:*Please contact [firstname.lastname@example.org](mailto:email@example.com) for information on disability accommodationsOffice of Equity: [https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/equity](https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/equity)The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.*Application materials required: *- Cover letter.- A CV including the names and contact information for at least 3 referees.- A brief (no more than 1 page) statement that demonstrates your commitment to promote a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture - how have your past experiences led you to your current philosophy and approach to achieving equity across the scientific endeavor, and what would you do to promote diversity, equity and inclusivity as a faculty member?- A brief (no more than 1 page) description of research accomplishments and a brief (no more than 2 pages) description of your scientific vision and research plans. We ask that this document exclude identifying information related to the applicant, the institution(s) at which the applicant has trained and the names of the applicant's mentors. No journal names should appear in this document. These documents will be used by the Search Committee for unbiased assessment of candidates independent of other application materials. - A brief (no more than ½ page) description of your teaching and mentoring experience and philosophy.
* Assistant Professor:
* PhD (or equivalent) degree
* Associate Professor:
* PhD (or equivalent) degree
* Full Professor:
* PhD (or equivalent) degree
*Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:*
* Assistant Professor: have a strong record of research accomplishment. accomplishments during both graduate and postdoctoral training will be considered
* Associate Professor: have a strong record of research accomplishment.
* Full Professor: have a strong record of research accomplishment. should demonstrate progressively greater levels of scientific advancement and leadership in their field.
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.
*Job Category: *Faculty
*Primary Location: *Aurora
*Posting Date: *Oct 21, 2021
*Unposting Date: *Ongoing