Stanford University

Assistant or Associate Professor of Biochemistry


The Department of Biochemistry at Stanford University is seeking to hire a University Tenure Line faculty at the Assistant and/or Associate Professor level to build a vibrant scientific research and training environment. We are looking for individuals with a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent with the potential for or a record of sustained scientific accomplishment who bring creativity and originality to their research, teaching, and mentorship. We are a diverse and inclusive community dedicated to fundamental discovery in biological science. We are united by the common view that transformative advances in biology come through a molecular understanding of biological systems. Our goals are to perform foundational research, to mentor and train scientists and scientific leaders, and to foster a strong scientific community. We value constructive and collaborative interaction in our scientific mission. Our research ranges from molecular structure to organismal biology as we strive to uncover new biological principles and to impact human disease. For more information, see

The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching. Faculty rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Consideration of applicant files will begin October 1, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting a single PDF including a copy of their Curriculum vitae with publications and a description of research accomplishments and future plans to The Biochemistry Department, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates should include as part of their research statement a discussion of how their efforts will further these ideals. You will also be expected to provide the names and email address of 3 references in the application.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University's research, teaching and clinical missions.

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Last updated: 2021-08-15