The Department of Physics & Astronomy (http://dornsife.usc.edu/physics) at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles is hiring a tenure-track assistant or associate professor in Theoretical Biophysics with an anticipated start date of Fall 2017. Applicants should have a doctoral degree in physics or a related field. Areas of specialization may include a wide range of topics including structure and electronic properties of DNA and proteins; conformational flexibility and thermodynamics; charge transfer in biological systems; molecule/surface interactions; biomolecular nanostructures; protein-DNA binding; hybrid materials and bio-nano-systems; and density functional theory, molecular dynamics, and quantum computation applied to problems in nanoscience. Candidates should have demonstrated the ability to conduct independent research in one or more of these areas.
In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application: please follow this job link or paste in a browser: https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/assistant-or-associate-professor-in-theoretical-biophysics/1209/4241206 . Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing research interests related to the position, a statement of current research activities and future projects and the names of three individuals who will be contacted by USC for a letter of reference. The search committee will start reviewing applications after March 30, 2017 until the position is filled.
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