Assistant Professor in Biochemistry at UW-Madison: Imaging Molecules

University of Wisconsin-Madison in Wisconsin

Deadline October 15, 2014
Date Posted August 22, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Breakthroughs in the imaging of molecules at increased spatial or temporal resolution have linked classical biochemistry with studies at the cellular and organismal level.  The Biochemistry Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison ( seeks to hire an Assistant Professor (tenure track) in this area.  Minimal requirements for the position include a Ph.D. in biochemistry or related field with at least two years postdoctoral experience.  The successful candidate will utilize state-of-art imaging methods to advance important areas in biochemistry, structural biology, cell biology or physiology.  Approaches include but are not limited to: cryo-EM or correlative light-EM; electron tomography; super-resolution, single molecule or light sheet microscopy; atomic force microscopy; imaging with novel fluorescent or optical approaches.  We seek individuals who employ these methods to address key issues concerning biological molecules, machines, and structures.  The successful candidate will be expected  to develop a vigorous, extramurally-funded research program, and to mentor and train undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral students in the research program; to teach at the graduate level in imaging molecules and in the area of specialization in biochemistry; to provide contributions toward UW-Madisons faculty governance through department and university service; and to participate in professional service at the national and international level as appropriate. 

Attractive recruitment packages include start-up funding, salary support, state-of-art core facilities, exceptional laboratory space, access to vibrant graduate training programs, and a collegial and collaborative environment. 

Applicants should submit PDF files of curriculum vitae with summary of research accomplishments, description of future research program and teaching interests, and letters from three references to by October 15, 2014.

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