The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (http://bmb.natsci.msu.edu/) at Michigan State University seeks outstanding applicants for two tenure-track positions at the Assistant/Associate level with expertise in cryo-electron microscopy (Cryo-EM) and the ability to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program that will complement existing strengths in the areas of structural, membrane protein, computational, biomedical, microbial, and plant biochemistry. Michigan State University is building and committed to expand a state-of-the-art Cryo-EM facility, starting with a current installation of a Talos Arctica with a phase plate and DDD technology to support this research area. The successful candidates must hold a PhD, or equivalent, have a minimum of two years’ postdoctoral research experience, and will be expected to contribute to teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.
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Candidates must hold a PhD, or equivalent, have a minimum of two years’ postdoctoral research experience, with expertise in cryo-electron microscopy (Cryo-EM)
Ability to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program that will complement existing strengths in the areas of structural, membrane protein, computational, microbial, and plant biochemistry.
Required Application Materials
Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research accomplishments, a proposal for future research (up to five pages), a one-page teaching statement, and three letters of references. We request that letters from references are sent directly to BMB. Search@msu.edu. The application materials should be combined into a single PDF file and must be uploaded electronically at careers.msu.edu.
Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Kristin Parent, Chair of the Search Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Review of application materials will begin on November 15, 2018, and continue until the position has been filled.
Internal Number: 471833
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