Summary Description: The Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute invites applications for a tenure-track structural biologist in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at the assistant professor level, to begin July 1, 2017. �An associated appointment in the Department of Biological Sciences is also possible.The Zuckerman Institute brings�together scientists from diverse backgrounds whose research focuses on brain development, wiring and function. Zuckerman Institute faculty will function as full members of their home departments, and tenure will be granted by the home department. We are seeking a dynamic�scientist interested in exploiting the multidisciplinary environment provided by the Zuckerman Institute and interacting with Zuckerman Institute structural biologists Larry Shapiro and Barry Honig, as well as with others in the Columbia structural biology community.
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants are expected to have a strong record of scientific achievement and to demonstrate the ability to engage in innovative research and teaching. Successful candidates will apply their research expertise to programs of neural structure. Candidates planning to exploit new developments in cryoEM will be given particular attention. Candidates will contribute to teaching in their home departments and the Zuckerman Institute. Women and minorities are very strongly encouraged to apply.
Preferred Qualifications: Two years or more as a Postdoctoral Fellow or Scientist is preferable
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