Open Rank Faculty Positions (tenured/tenure-track) - Department of Biochemistry

The Department of Biochemistry at Case Western Reserve University invites applications for tenure-track faculty or tenured faculty positions. While applications from individuals with interests in any area of biochemistry are encouraged, areas of particular interest include cell signaling, chromatin biology, metabolism, and RNA biology, including RNA-based therapeutics. A special emphasis is placed on how these areas pertain to fundamental aspects of human diseases.  

Minimum Qualifications:  Successful candidates are expected to develop innovative and externally funded research programs, participate in departmental education programs, and contribute to service opportunities. Candidates should have a PhD and/or MD with a strong record of research accomplishments. Candidates at the Assistant Professor level will have significant postdoctoral research experience with the potential for developing an extramurally funded and nationally recognized research program, while candidates at the Associate or Full Professor level will have a funded and nationally/internationally recognized research program.  

The Department of Biochemistry offers competitive startup packages, excellent laboratory space and core facilities, and a highly collaborative environment.  

How to Apply:  Review of applicants will begin on September 30, 2022.  Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, description of research interests, statement of commitment to diversity and contact information for 3 references to: 

                Biochemistry faculty search committee

The candidate’s diversity statement should address how their research, teaching, and service have contributed to diversity, equity and inclusion within their scholarly field. Candidates may additionally indicate how they have promoted structural justice for institutions of higher learning.  

Please arrange for references to send recommendation letters separately to the same address. Given that the search is open rank and outlines broadly defined scholarly interests, we ask that applicants clearly specify within the cover letter their intended rank and field(s) of expertise. Questions may be directed to

Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. The University is dedicated to fostering an environment of inclusive excellence. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216.368.3066 or to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.