Open-Level Professorship in Structural Biology

Portland, Oregon
Salary to commensurate with experience
August 30 2019
Position #SB5472
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Open-Level Professorship in Structural Biology

The Department of Chemical Physiology & Biochemistry at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon, USA invites applications for three open faculty position.  The Department of Chemical Physiology & Biochemistry (CPB) is a result of a recent merger of the Departments of Physiology & Pharmacology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology.  The department catalyzes a strategic investment in new opportunities in Physiology, Chemical Biology, Biochemistry and Structural Biology. 

For all position, we seek individuals with a Ph.D. and a track record of excellent publications and demonstrated ability to acquire independent funding, who will develop an independent and vibrant research program, collaborate well with the current investigators and contribute to the teaching of graduate students. OHSU offers a highly interactive research environment and immediate access to core facilities for various imaging modalities, cryo-electron microscopy, deep sequencing, proteomics, metabolomics, and more.

Open-Level Professorship in Structural Biology (position #SB5472)

CPB, in affiliation with the Knight Cancer Institute, invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor faculty position from individuals interested in applying structural biology techniques to solve pressing questions in cancer, cell biology and/or physiology. Preference will be given to an independent research program aimed at elucidation of the structure and function of cancer related proteins and protein complexes using single particle cryoEM, cryoEM tomography, multicolor super resolution fluorescence microscopy and/or correlative light and electron microscopy.  Multiscale light and electron microscopy resources and advanced computing and storage are available via OHSU university shared resources and the OHSU-PNNL National Center for cryo electron microscopy (by competitive application).

To apply: please submit a single PDF file containing a cover letter (referencing the specific position number), curriculum vitae, and a statement of research interests (maximum 3 pages) to ph2search@ohsu.eduPlease name the file as: Applicant’sLastName.Applicant’sFirstName.PositionNumber.pdf. Additionally, all applicants should arrange to have three confidential letters of reference sent directly to