The Department of Chemical Physiology and Biochemistry and the OHSU Center for Spatial Systems Biology (OCSSB) in affiliation with the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon, USA, invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor faculty position from individuals interested in applying structural biology techniques to solve pressing questions in cancer, cell biology and/or physiology.
Our collaborative work is guided by the application of advanced measurement technologies developed by the OCSSB to increase our understanding of multi-scale molecular and cellular assemblies that are functionally important in cancer genesis, progression and therapeutic response. The Department of Chemical Physiology and Biochemistry will host the faculty and will provide expertise in chemical biology, biochemistry and physiology at the systems level. Multiscale light and electron microscopy resources and advanced computing and storage are available via OHSU university shared resources and the OHSU-PNNL National Center for cryo electron microscopy (by competitive application).
OHSU offers a highly interactive research environment and immediate access to core facilities for numerous imaging modalities, deep sequencing, proteomics, metabolomics, and more.
Duties include: develop and manage a well-funded, independent and vibrant research program; develop, prepare and oversee competitive funding proposals; publish and present research findings; develop and foster strong collaborations with researchers within the department and university, and externally; contribute to the teaching of graduate students; participate in faculty, department, and/or university governance activities; participate in professional development functions such as conferences, editorial boards, professional organizations.
The appointee shall provide additional duties as assigned by the Chair in furtherance of the universitys missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service.
PhD in a relevant discipline
Research record in structural biology, biophysics, physical chemistry or a closely related disciplines
Track record of independent publications and funding
Preference will be given to an independent research program aimed at elucidation of the structure and function of cancer related proteins and protein complexes using single particle cryoEM, cryoEM tomography, multicolor super resolution fluorescence microscopy and/or correlative light and electron microscopy.
To apply please submit a single PDF file containing a cover letter (referencing the position number), curriculum vitae, and a statement of research interests (maximum 3 pages) to email@example.com. Please name the file as: ApplicantsLastName.ApplicantsFirstName.PositionNumber.pdf . Additionally, all applicants should arrange to have three confidential letters of reference sent directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Completed applications and letters of reference will be reviewed beginning October 15, 2019, however the position will remain open until filled.
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