Faculty Position in Cryo-EM

Bozeman, Montana
Salary commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications
October 21 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana invite applications for a tenure track position at the level of assistant professor with expertise in single particle cryo-electron microscopy and/or tomography. The successful candidate is expected to develop a nationally recognized research program with extramural funding, to deliver courses in the molecular life sciences at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and to participate in professional and university outreach and service activities. Programs with interdisciplinary research themes are welcome. The position includes access to Montana State University’s cryo-capable T-12 Spirit and newly acquired Talos Arctica/Gatan K3 instruments. The candidate will join an interactive structural biology group with expertise in X-ray crystallography, cryo-EM, NMR and mass spectrometry. A Ph.D. in the molecular life sciences or a related field is required at the time of appointment, and postdoctoral experience is highly desirable.

Applications should be submitted electronically through our web-based system at https://jobs.montana.edu/postings/26344. Applications should include the following: 1) a cover letter, 2) a current curriculum vitae including publications, 3) a description of research plans, 4) a statement of teaching interests, 5) the names and contact information for four individuals familiar with the applicant’s research achievements and teaching potential.

Screening of applications will begin December 1, 2021 and will continue until an adequate pool is established.

Montana State University is an AA/ADA/EEO/Veterans’ Preference Employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion. The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry the Department of Microbiology and Cell Biology are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. In this spirit, we hope to attract applicants who are committed to helping students from underrepresented backgrounds succeed and particularly welcome applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups who bring diverse cultural experience. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.