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University of Utah Assistant, Associate or Professor in Cryo-EM in Salt Lake City, Utah

Proposed Faculty Rank Assistant, Associate or Professor in Cryo-EM

Department 00116 - School of Biological Sciences

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin January 2019


The Center for Cell and Genome Science in collaboration with the Department of Biology at the University of Utah invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. Exceptional candidates at higher rank will also be considered. We are seeking applicants that study cell biological problems using cryo-electron microscopy or cutting-edge imaging methods. In addition to developing a vigorous independent research program, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching mission at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Cell Center encourages collaborative and interdisciplinary research and provides exceptional support through its core facilities that among other instruments includes a Titan Krios.

Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled. For any further questions please contact Rebecca McKean at

EEO/Diversity Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 05/01/2018

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN00241CF

Type Faculty

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