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Biochemistry

Structural Biology and Cryo-Electron Microscopy

The Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology at Stony Brook University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor. Candidates doing innovative work in any area of structural biology are encouraged to apply. In particular, we welcome applications from candidates using cryo-electron microscopy techniques to explore questions of protein structure. 

Comprised of faculty in both the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine, the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology in an active, collaborative community of scholars with broad research interests dedicated to both scientific discovery and to education at undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate levels. The successful applicant will join an active and growing structural biology group and will have access to instrumentation and potential collaborations within the Department, in the Stony Brook Center for Structural Biology, and at the nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory. Candidates must have an M.D. and/or a Ph.D. in biochemistry, chemistry, or a closely related field, as well as two years of postdoctoral experience.  Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in innovative research and have a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.   The search will continue until the position is filled.

Required Qualifications:  M.D. and/or Ph.D. from an accredited institution in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biophysics, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Pharmacology, Neuroscience, or a closely related field.  Minimum of two years' postdoctoral experience.  Demonstrated excellence in innovative research. 

Preferred Qualifications:  Research programs that make use of Cryo-EM to pursue fundamental questions about protein structure.  Expertise in Structural Biology using cryo-electron microscopy.   

Responsibilities & Requirements:  The Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level.  Comprised of faculty in both the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine, the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology is an active, collaborative community of scholars with broad research interests dedicated to both scientific discovery and to education at undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate levels.  The successful applicant will join an active and growing structural biology group and will have access to instrumentation and potential collaborations within the Department, in the Stony Brook Center for Structural Biology, and at the nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory. 

The Assistant Professor will be responsible for developing an  independent, externally funded research program, teaching and mentoring postdoctoral, graduate and undergraduate students, as well as administrative responsibilities.  The successful incumbent must have a strong potential for being able to participate in the teaching mission of the Department at undergraduate and graduate levels.

Special Notes:  This is a tenure track position.  FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.  Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. 

Anticipated Start Date: Fall 2017.  Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco-free as of January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at stonybrook.edu/tobaccofree.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure:  Interested individuals should complete the Academic Jobs application process online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7491.  The application process consists of: 1) cover letter, 2) complete curriculum vitae, 3) teaching statement, 4) research statement, 5) State employment application, 6) three reference letters 7) publication list.  Electronic submission via Academic Jobs Online is highly preferred.

 

Alternatively, submit above mentioned materials to:

 

Chair of the Search Committee

c/o Pamela Wolfskill

Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Life Sciences Building, Room 450

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY 11794-5215

 

Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 10/29/2016, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

 

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For a full position description, visit  www.stonybrook.edu/jobs(Ref.#.)

 

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.”

 

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