Faculty Positions - Cryo EM

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Memphis, TN

Industry: Healthcare

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Less than 5 years

Posted 183 days ago

Summary

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is one of the world’s premier research and treatment centers for pediatric cancer and other life-threatening diseases. It is globally recognized for its pioneering work in pediatric oncology and hematology; genomics; computational biology; immunology; infectious diseases; cell, molecular and structural biology; neurobiology; drug discovery; and global medicine.

 

Our more than 250 facultyinvestigators work across the full spectrum of basic, translational and clinical research. Faculty-led scientific programs are advanced by the unparalleled degree of support that St. Jude provides to its investigators. The research resources and core facilities at St. Jude are truly extraordinary. From state-of-the-art technologies to expert support, our superb shared resources are designed to accelerate research and foster innovation, and expand the capabilities of each research group, freeing investigators to pursue creative ideas.

Responsibilities

St. Jude is seeking faculty candidates in the area of cryo-electron microscopy and tomography. St Jude is establishing a world-class cryo-EM center that in its first phase will include a 300kV Titan Krios and a 200kV Talos Arctica microscope (delivered spring ’18). Funding for additional equipment purchase in the near future is also available. The center will be supported by three PhD-level staff scientists. This is a unique opportunity to drive the development of cryo-EM technology while collaborating with other basic science/cell biology researchers across the institution.

Minimum Education

  • Successful candidates must hold a PhD degree.

Minimum Experience

  • At least 3 years of relevant postgraduate experience.
  • Demonstrated excellence in the field of cryo-Electron Microscopy is required.
  • Successful applicants are expected to develop and lead an independent research program that addresses important problems in biomolecular systems of wide scientific and medical interest.

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