Stony Brook University, Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Position ID:SBU-Biochem-APSBCEM [#20611]
Position Title: Assistant Professor - Structural Biology and Cryo-Electron Microscopy
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Stony Brook, New York 11794, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Biochemistry
Structural Biology
Appl Deadline:2022/01/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/11/23, finished 2022/08/06)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professor - Structural Biology and Cryo-Electron Microscopy

Location: Stony Brook, NY
Open Date: Nov 12, 2021
Deadline: Jan 31, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

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 using cryo-electron microscopy techniques to explore cutting-edge questions of structure and function are encouraged to apply.

Comprising 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 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 a professionally staffed cryo-EM facility housing a 200kEV Talos Artica with a Falcon 3EC direct electron detector. Potential collaborations are available within the Department, in the Stony Brook Center for Structural Biology, and at the Laboratory for Biomolecular Structure at the nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. in biochemistry, chemistry, structural biology, or a closely related field, as well as at least 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.

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Complete applications should include the following:

1) Cover letter.

2) Curriculum vitae with publications and research funding.

3) Summary of past and current research activities (up to 2 pages).

4) Summary of future research plans (up to 2 pages).

5) Statement of teaching interests (up to 1 page).

5) Three (3) Reference Letters.

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In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) order that all hospitals and nursing homes “continuously require all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19,” Candidates who are not already vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol. The order also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The order allows for limited medical exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

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