Asst Professor

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Description of Department/Program:

The Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology conducts research and trains undergraduate, graduate and post-doctorate professionals in the science of genetics, molecular biology, developmental biology and cell biology.

Overview of Job Duties:

We seek to hire an outstanding scientist in molecular or cellular biology with preference for candidates using electron cryomicroscopy to study important biological questions. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a creative and innovative research program, to provide research training for graduate and undergraduate students, and to teach biology courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

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Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D, Post-Doctoral Research Experience, and a strong publication record.

Preferred Qualifications:

Research experience using electron cryomicroscopy

Special Instructions to Applicants:If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200, extension 2 or All other job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact for this posting.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Research Philosophy

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10161 - Biology-MCD Instruction

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Sep 9, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Gia Voeltz

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00726180


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