The Department of Molecular Biology at Princeton University seeks a Ph.D.-level scientist with expertise in cryoEM to fill a Biomolecular Electron Microscopy Researcher position (rank: Associate Professional Specialist). This position combines conducting research in structural biology with training/advising other researchers in our Electron Microscopy Core Facility. The successful candidate will join a vibrant, collaborative research community. Electron microscopes, including a state-of-the-art 300 kV Titan Krios TEM, are housed in the Imaging & Analysis Center (Princeton's largest core facility) and, importantly, are maintained by the Center's expert staff.The successful applicant will conduct research in affiliation with a lab of the Biomolecular Electron Microscopy Researcher's choosing. Departmental faculty with a strong interest in structural biology include Bonnie Bassler, Fred Hughson, Alexei Korennykh, Sabine Petry, and Nieng Yan (see https://molbio.princeton.edu/faculty for details). Approximately half of the Biomolecular Electron Microscopy Researcher's time will be devoted to training and assisting users throughout the department in single-particle cryoEM structure determination. In this capacity, the Biomolecular Electron Microscopy Researcher will advise users on preparing proteins and grids, evaluating sample quality, and collecting, processing, and analyzing cryoEM data. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and demonstrated proficiency with cryo-electron microscopy and/or cryo-electron tomography. Early-career researchers with this proficiency are encouraged to apply. Applications are accepted online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/14442 and must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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