Opportunity Details

Cell Biology & Physiology

Cell Biology And Physiology I & R


Assistant Professor

Tenure Track



Protein Structural Biology and Cryo-EM Approaches


The Departments of Cell Biology and Physiology (CB&P) (http://cellbiology.wustl.edu/), Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics (BMB) (http://biochem.wustl.edu/), and Anesthesiology, Division of Basic Science (https://anesthesiology.wustl.edu/) at Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis invite applications for tenure-track faculty position in the broad area of protein structural biology using cryo-EM. Preference will be given to applications at the Assistant Professor level, but more advanced levels will be considered for exceptional candidates.


The successful applicant will bring or develop a state-of-the-art research program in protein structural biology. S/he will have extensive background in the application of cryo-EM approaches to structure determination and will be provided with competitive start-up resources in support of their research program. They will also be expected to participate in the scientific leadership and guidance for the state-of-the-art Cryo-EM facilities here in the Washington University Center for Cellular Imaging (WUCCI, https://wucci.wustl.edu).


Applications will be considered from individuals holding a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree, and having relevant research experience. 

Submit the following required documents in PDF format (letter of interest, curriculum vitae, list of three contacts for reference letters, and diversity, teaching, and research statements describing experience and proposed directions) addressed to Cryo-EM Search Committee


Please note that we are ready to begin considering applications immediately.  Questions should be emailed with the subject header “Cryo-EM Search” to (cellbio.search@wustl.edu).


Terese Hall




No end date

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