Assistant Professor - Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, in the College of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level. The Department seeks outstanding candidates investigating fundamental questions in modern biology that will add to or complement existing strengths in structural biology and biochemistry.
Competitive applicants must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in biological sciences-related fields and have demonstrated outstanding potential in their field. Candidates will be expected to develop a strong dynamic independent research program and to share our commitment to scholarly undergraduate and graduate education. We are especially interested in candidates who demonstrate an ability to integrate multi-disciplinary approaches into their proposed research, including cryo-electron microscopy.
Closing Date: Open until filled, but all application materials, including reference letters, must be received by November 1, 2019, to be assured full consideration. For more information about the Department, please visit the website: http://www.mcb.ucdavis.edu.
To Apply: Qualified applicants should upload cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of current (up to 2 pages) and projected research (up to 3 pages), teaching experience and interests (1 page), a statement of contributions to diversity (1 page), and up to three publications. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted via this URL: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF03095
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