Published: Nov. 15, 2021

The Departments of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology (MCDB) and Biochemistry at the University of Colorado Boulder invite applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level. We seek to hire outstanding scientists in the fields of molecular, cellular or developmental biology, biochemistry or structural biology. We seek a colleague who will develop a creative and innovative research program, attract external funding, provide research training for graduate and undergraduate students, and teach at the undergraduate and graduate level. The MCDB and Biochemistry faculty and students have conducted innovative research to understand the fundamental workings of living things and to solve pressing biomedical issues facing our world. Our faculty, students, and staff form a close, vibrant, and rewarding intellectual community in which to work. We seek outstanding scientists to join the faculty and complement our current strengths.

The departments of MCDB and Biochemistry are in the College of Arts and Sciences, whose faculty conduct research, scholarship, creative work and education in more than 60 fields. The college leads nationally in undergraduate and graduate education, bringing world-class research and scholarship to our students, in and out of the classroom. The college is the academic home to all five of the university’s Nobel laureates. Additionally, it is home to three of the university’s National Medal of Science winners, seven MacArthur "Genius Award" winners, over 40 Fulbright Scholars, 37 Guggenheim Fellows, 13 Packard Fellows, 26 members of the National Academy of Sciences, and 27 fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

The University of Colorado is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment and excellent benefits. Successful applicants will be offered a competitive salary and start-up package. Learn more about the University of Colorado by visiting

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at

A Ph.D., MD or equivalent degree, post-doctoral research experience and a strong publication record are required. Review of submitted applications will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated starting date of the appointment is August 2022.

To apply, please go to Asst Professor - Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology – 33969