Institute for Protein Design


The Institute for Protein Design is looking for talented individuals to join its growing team. Persons with experience in computational protein design, protein biochemistry and molecular biology who enjoy working in a dynamic team environment should contact us to learn more about potential job opportunities.

To inquire about joining the Institute for Protein Design, please send your resume to:

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Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

The Department of Biochemistry and the Institute for Protein Design at the University of Washington School of Medicine invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position.

We are seeking a creative scientist developing breakthrough technologies that enable and complement protein design. Examples include nucleic acid and protein manufacturing and sequencing, and microfluidics based high throughput activity screening. UW faculty engage in teaching, research and service, and our department is strongly committed to teaching at the undergraduate, graduate, and medical school levels. Applicants should have an M.D., Ph.D., or foreign equivalent and have a strong publication record in developing enabling technologies in areas related to protein design.

For consideration, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research prospectus, reprints or preprints as a single PDF (writing sample), a brief statement regarding your teaching experience and/or philosophy, and 3 confidential references via Interfolio at Complete applications received by October 15, 2014 will receive priority review.

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Program Operations Manager


The Department of Biochemistry and the Institute for Protein Design at the University of Washington has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time Program Operations SpecialistThe Program Operations Specialist of the Institute for Protein Design (IPD), Department of Biochemistry is responsible for the day-to-day program administration to ensure the smooth functioning of the Institute. An understanding of the overall mission and objectives of the Institute is essential, as well as a clear understanding of how the infrastructure and support services of the Institute and the Department of Biochemistry must be aligned to maximize the achievement of these goals.

Responsibilities include program administration and operations management, human resources, management of special events and projects, and executive administration support. More details and a link to the application can be found at the University of Washington Employment website, Req# 113102. A link to the full job listing is below.

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