Structural Biology Faculty Position at Brown University

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Structural Biology Faculty Position at Brown University

Johnson, Mark
Structural Biology Faculty Position at Brown University (Assistant

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, 2013.  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 X-ray crystallography 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 new, state-of-the-art facility with access to
X-ray equipment, crystallization robotics, NMR spectrometers and
biophysical analysis instrumentation, such as ITC, DSC, CD and mass
spectrometry (LTQ Orbitrap), among others. Recent upgrades to the Brown
University structural biology infrastructure include new X-ray
crystallography instrumentation (Rigaku FR-E+ SuperBright with VariMax-HF
ArcSec optics, a Saturn 944 CCD detector and ACTOR robotic crystal mounting
system), a BIOSAXS-1000 small angle X-ray scattering instrument, and the
addition of an 850 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 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). Review of applications will commence on
*November 1, 2012*, and will continue until the position is filled.

*Brown University is an equal opportunity (EEO/AA) employer and is
committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes
nominations and applications from minorities, women, and individuals with
varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds, which would enrich the
university's research, teaching and service missions.*

Mark A. Johnson

Associate Professor of Biology
MCB Department
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
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