University of Oregon, Department of Biology

Position ID:UO-Biology-IMBSEARCH [#9510]
Position Title: Genome Function Tenure Related Positions
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Eugene, Oregon 97403, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Biology / Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Molecular/Cell Biology, Genomics, Molecular, Genomic/Proteomic, Molecular Genetics, Genetics, Epigenetics
Appl Deadline:2017/11/01help popup finished (2017/08/21, finished 2018/05/21, listed until 2018/04/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***


Genome Function Tenure Related Positions

The Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) ( at the University of Oregon announces two new tenure-track faculty positions (one assistant, one open rank) to expand in the area of genetics and epigenetics in our developing Center for Genome Function. We are particularly interested in hiring faculty members using model systems to study fundamental problems in genetics (e.g. DNA repair, recombination and replication), epigenetics, chromatin, chromosome dynamics and RNA biology. This initiative is the first step in expanding our Institute, which includes faculty in Biology, Chemistry and Physics. We expect future expansions in other areas of molecular biology. Appointments may be made in any academic Department. Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. in an appropriate field, commitment to excellent teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, and an outstanding research record relating to genome function. Candidates should have the ability to work effectively with a diverse community. Interested persons should apply online to the University of Oregon IMB SEARCH at Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae including a publication list, a statement of research accomplishments and future research plans, a description of teaching experience and philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. Submission of 1-3 selected reprints is encouraged. To be assured of consideration, application materials should be uploaded by November 1, 2017.  The positions will remain open until filled. Nominations, including for senior faculty, can be sent to

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

UO is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women, and people with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination

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Department of Biology
1210 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1210

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