Structural Biology and Molecular & Cellular Physiology / School of Medicine, Stanford University, and
Molecular & Cellular Physiology and Structural Biology

Position ID:Stanford-Structural Biology and Molecular & Cellular Physiology / School of Medicine-EM [#5770, SOM-4738]
Position Title: Faculty position in biological electron microscopy at Stanford University School of Medicine
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Stanford, California 94305, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Structural Biology
Biological Electron Microscopy
Life sciences / Biology
Molecular Cell
Biophysics (more...)
Appl Deadline:2015/10/16 finished (posted 2015/07/24, finished 2016/04/17, listed until 2015/12/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

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The Departments of Structural Biology and of Molecular & Cellular Physiology at Stanford University School of Medicine have an opening for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at any rank.

Scientists with a strong record of significant research accomplishments in biological sciences that employ single particle cryo-electron microscopy or cryo-tomography as a major tool are encouraged to apply. Stanford is making a major commitment to expand its scientific resources in this area across all of its schools.

The position’s final faculty rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching. The individual filling this position will play a major role in the research, teaching and predoctoral training programs of both recruiting departments. The Stanford School of Medicine is committed to maintaining and enhancing the diversity of its professoriate.

Stanford's Departments of Structural Biology and Molecular & Cellular Physiology offer a highly interdisciplinary and collegial environment for basic biomedical research, with state-of-the-art resources and unparalleled opportunities for scientific collaboration. Outstanding expertise in nearly every area of biology, mathematics, physical science, and engineering is present in the Stanford community at large.

Applicants should submit (electronically) their curriculum vitae and a brief (1-2 page) description of research interests and future plans, pdfs of their three most significant publications, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted on their behalf to the Structural Biology/MCP Search Committee c/o Jzesern Tan, at Academic Jobs Online, Job# 5770. All application materials must be received by our extended deadline of October 15, 2015. For more information, please see our websites at and

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
Jzesern Tan
279 Campus Drive
Beckman Center B111
Stanford, CA 94305

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