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Assistant/Associate Professor in Structural Biology


Structural Biology

Faculty Position in Structural Biology (002270-2009)

Requirements: The Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in Structural Biology associated with the Lucille P. Markey Center for Structural Biology (http://www-structure.bio.purdue.edu/). We particularly interested in applicants with programs in structural biology of viruses, membrane proteins and large cellular complexes. Purdue University and the department (http://www.bio.purdue.edu/) are committed to expanding structural biology research utilizing new laboratories in Hockmeyer Hall of Structural Biology, completed in the fall of 2009. The successful candidate will have available outstanding, staffed facilities for X-ray crystallography, NMR spectroscopy, and cryoelectron microscopy/electron tomography, and will interact with colleagues in many disciplines and interdisciplinary centers on campus. Advances imaging analysis and biophysical instrumentation are available at the neighboring Bindley Bioscience Center and the Birck Nanotechnology Center.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in an appropriate discipline and at least 2 years of post doctoral experience. We expect to fill academic year appointments at the Assistant Professor level, but appointments at the Associate level will be considered. The successful applicant is expected to conduct research in structural biology to address fundamental questions in the areas listed above; teach undergraduate and/or graduate students, and participate in ongoing programs in the Department of Biological Sciences.

Application: Applications must be submitted electronically to http://hiring.science.purdue.edu as a PDF file and should include a detailed curriculum vitae, a 2-3 page summary or research interests, a one-page statement of teaching experience and interests and three letters of recommendation. Inquiries should be directed to:

Structural Biology Search Committee
Department of Biological Sciences
Purdue University
915 W. State Street
West Lafayette, IN

Or emailed to Search@bio.purdue.edu. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2009 and continue until the position is filled.