Research Associate Professor

Chicago, Illinois
Salary discussed if interviewed. Benefits include medical/dental/vision insurance. Pension plan.
October 19 2018
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Full Time
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UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO, DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY invites applications for a non-tenure-track Research Associate Professor position in the area of biochemistry and structural biology with a focus on dynamic protein crystallography effective January 1, 2019 pending budgetary approval. The successful candidate is expected to conduct active research at the frontier of structural biology, and lead development of innovative applications at synchrotron and X-ray free electron laser facilities, including but not limited to dynamic and serial crystallography.

We seek applicants with a strong track record of research and development in the area of protein crystallography and structural biology with extensive experience in synchrotron-based X-ray sciences. Candidates may hold a doctorate in chemistry or biophysics or equivalent in a closely related field. Candidates with mechanical/electrical/optical engineering training and proficient programming skills using modern computer languages such as Python and C/C++ are preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to seek external funds to support cutting-edge research using both experimental and computational approaches to study protein structure, function and dynamics, lead manuscript writing in publications and supervise students in research projects. Final authorization of the position depends upon availability of grant funding.

For fullest consideration, please complete an on-line application, including the names and email addresses of three references, and upload a letter of application indicating applicant qualifications, a vita, and a separate one-page statements outlining future research plan at by November 12, 2018.  Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.  We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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