Structural Biology Faculty Position Assistant or Associate Professor

Providence, Rhode Island
Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
Sep 11, 2017
Nov 10, 2017
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Biological, Physical
Job Type
Full time

The Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry at Brown University announces the opening of a tenure-track faculty position with a start date of July 1, 2018.  Qualifications include a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree with relevant postdoctoral research training and a record of excellence in research. The successful applicant will be an experimentalist in the area of Structural Biology who will be expected to pursue an independent, externally-funded research program. The applicant should demonstrate a commitment to graduate and undergraduate education, and will have the opportunity to participate in pre-doctoral training programs within the Division of Biology and Medicine and the campus at large. Research space will be provided in a state-of-the-art facility with in house access to X-ray diffraction equipment, crystallization robotics, NMR spectrometers and biophysical analysis instrumentation, such as ITC, DSC, CD and DLS, among others. Recent upgrades to the Brown University structural biology infrastructure include updated X-ray crystallography instrumentation (MicroMax 003 Microfocus X-ray generator, a Saturn 944 CCD detector and ACTOR robotic crystal mounting system), Bruker Avance III HD 850 MHz and Avance II 500 MHz NMR spectrometers equipped with cryogenic probes and the planned addition of a 600 MHz NMR spectrometer.

Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae with a complete bibliography, a 3-5 page description of research plans, a 1-page teaching statement and up to 3 representative publications. These materials should be submitted electronically to . For applications at the Assistant Professor level, three confidential reference letters should be submitted separately to the same website (instructions for requesting confidential letters of recommendation are also provided on the same website). For applications at the Associate Professor level, the names of five professional references, with contact information, should be provided with the application materials; references will be contacted directly by the search committee. Review of applications will commence on November 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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