Faculty Position in Cryo-Electron Microscopy at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Baltimore, Maryland
October 04 2019
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Faculty Position in Cryo-Electron Microscopy

The Department of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry and the Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine invites applications for a faculty position in the area of cryo-electron microscopy of biological macromolecules and assemblies. The appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor, depending on qualifications. A Ph.D. or M.D. (or foreign equivalents), along with relevant postdoctoral experience, is required.

Candidates are expected to develop an independent research program utilizing state-of-the-art methods in single-particle cryo-electron microscopy or tomography. The successful candidate will join an interactive group of investigators with expertise in areas including x-ray crystallography, NMR, SAXS, and single-molecule biophysics (http://biophysics.med.jhmi.edu). The position includes access to state-of-the art electron microscopy facilities at Johns Hopkins including a Titan Krios/Gatan K2 system and a Talos/Falcon-II and Tecnai T-12/Eagle CCD instruments. The candidate will participate in graduate programs and will contribute to the department’s graduate and medical student teaching.

Applications should be assembled into a single PDF and should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a three-page description of current and future research plans. All materials should be uploaded to apply.interfolio.com/65896. Candidates must also arrange to have three letters of recommendation uploaded to the same site. Complete applications received before October 15, 2019 will be given priority in selecting candidates for interviews.

The Department of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry is dedicated to building an inclusive and pluralistic faculty that embodies the range of dimensions of diversity. Johns Hopkins is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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