Stony Brook University, Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Position ID:SBU-Biochem-APSBB [#25703]
Position Title: Assistant Professor - Structural Biology and Biochemistry
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Stony Brook, New York 11794, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Biochemistry
Structural Biology
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2023/09/14)
Position Description:    

Assistant Professor - Structural Biology and Biochemistry

Location: Stony Brook, NY
Open Date: Sep 12, 2023
Deadline: Nov 27, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology at Stony Brook University invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the level of Assistant Professor. Candidates doing innovative work in biochemistry and structural biology, or a closely related field, are encouraged to apply. We particularly welcome applications from candidates exploring the biochemical and structural mechanisms of infectious diseases.

Comprising faculty in both the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine, the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology is an active, collaborative community of scholars with broad research interests dedicated to both scientific discovery and fostering inclusive education at undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate levels. Beyond the Department there are opportunities for collaboration with other research programs including the Stony Brook Center for Infectious Disease, the Stony Brook Cancer Center, the Laufer Center for Physical and Quantitative Biology, and the Institute for Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery. In addition, the University maintains professionally staffed core facilities to support research including proteomics, next generation sequencing and microscopy.

Required qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. in structural biology, biochemistry, chemistry, 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. Candidates must exhibit quality of past and current research.

Preferred qualifications: Research program that make use of Cryo-EM and modern biochemical techniques to pursue fundamental questions about protein structure.

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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).

6) Diversity statement: Describe your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through any of the following: research, teaching and mentoring, and/or service and engagement (up to 1 page).

7) Three (3) Reference Letters.

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. Questions should be addressed to

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

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