How to Apply
Application materials are due on Monday, September 30, 2019. Interested applicants will submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a summary of future research plans (up to 3 pages), and contact information for three faculty who will write a letter of recommendation. Individuals from groups historically under-represented in the sciences are strongly encouraged to apply. Please apply using Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/66349. For technical support for using Interfolio, please see the Job Applicant's Guide to Interfolio Faculty Search. For questions about the application process, please contact CryoEM-BSI@umich.edu.
The University of Michigan Biosciences Initiative award will expand cryo-EM research through the hiring of faculty members in cryo-ET and CLEM and create a campus resource that includes: two Titan Krios microscopes each equipped with a Volta phase plate, energy filter, and K3 direct electron detector; Aquilos FIB-SEM; Leica EM Cryo CLEM light microscope; Talos Arctica with K2 direct electron detector; Glacios with Falcon 3EC direct electron detector and CetaD detector for microED; Tecnai T12 with US4000 CCD detector; and Morgagni for negative stain screening. In addition, the facility will house sample preparation equipment that includes the picoliter-dispensing Chameleon sample preparation robot from TTP Labtech in addition to two Vitrobot plunge-freezing devices. The cryo-EM facility is led by a resource director and three staff. We particularly seek candidates who are at the leading edge in developing new tools and techniques for integrating CLEM and cryo-ET sample preparation pipelines that will aid in answering challenging questions in cell biology.
University of Michigan Cryo-EM: lsi.umich.edu/cryo-EM
This position is posted as Assistant Professor/Associate Professor /Professor. The rank of the selected candidate will depend upon candidate's qualifications.
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