Assistant, Associate or Professor in Cryo-EM

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Job description

Department: 00116 – Biology
Track: Tenure Track
Open Until Filled: Yes
Requisition Number: PRN00144CF

Proposed Faculty Rank:
Assistant, Associate or Professor in Cryo-EM

New Position to Begin:
August 2018

The Center for Cell and Genome Science in collaboration with the Department of Biology at the University of Utah invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. Exceptional candidates at higher rank will also be considered. We are seeking applicants that study cell biological problems using cryo-electron microscopy or cutting-edge imaging methods. In addition to developing a vigorous independent research program, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching mission at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Cell Center encourages collaborative and interdisciplinary research and provides exceptional support through its core facilities that among other instruments includes a Titan Krios.

How to apply

Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled; however, to ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 1, 2017. For any further questions please contact Rebecca McKean at

EEO/Diversity Information:
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