The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Department of Chemistry and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seek to hire junior faculty

Position in structural biochemistry with emphasis on X-ray crystallography and related methods

The Department of Chemistry and the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Penn State are seeking outstanding applicants for a junior faculty position in structural biochemistry with an emphasis on X-ray crystallography and related methods.


Candidates are preferred whose publication records demonstrate strong research productivity and whose interests complement those of existing faculty.

Successful applicants will also evince the capacity to be excellent teachers at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

How to apply

Candidates should send:

  • a cover letter,
  • a current CV, and
  • a brief statement of research interests,

and should arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent under separate cover.

Please address application materials to:

Search Committee, Box S
Department of Chemistry
104 Chemistry Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802

Alternatively, applications can be sent as a single PDF file to

    Applications will be evaluated until the position is filled.

    Additional information

    For more information about the Departments and their resources and affiliations, please refer to the original posting on the Department of Chemistry website.

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