The Department of Cell Biology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine seeks candidates for Assistant, Associate or Full Professor tenure stream or tenured faculty position with a strong record of research accomplishments on the mechanisms underlying protein folding, protein misfolding, or cellular protein quality control. Successful candidates will join an interactive, interdisciplinary group of faculty, students and fellows, and enjoy access to the state-of-the-art equipment and facilities at the University of Pittsburgh. The position will provide a superb environment to collaborate with basic, translational, and clinical scientists at the University, including those at the new Center for Protein Conformational Diseases (www.proteindiseasecenter.pitt.edu). Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or an equivalent degree. Highly competitive start-up, compensation and benefits packages are offered.
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