[3dem] Tenure-track faculty position still available

Isabelle Rouiller isabelle.rouiller at mcgill.ca
Wed Feb 9 11:47:45 PST 2011

Dear all,

The position advertised last August is still available (see below). Applications at the senior and junior level will be considered.

The Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, McGill University (http://www.mcgill.ca/anatomy) invites applications for a senior-level, tenure-track faculty position in Structural Biology associated with the Facility for Electron Microscopy Research (http://www.medicine.mcgill.ca/femr). We seek candidates with notable research achievements and show a commitment to excellence in research and education. Candidates should have a Ph.D., postdoctoral experience and demonstrated ability to develop their own well-funded research program.

The applicant's research program should involve the application of electron cryomicroscopy to address novel structural questions relating to biochemistry, cell biology, membrane biology, microbiology, molecular biology, neurobiology, or other fields. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a program of correlative microscopy to integrate optical (light) and electron microscopy with a view to performing cryo-electron tomography (cryo-ET). Experience in helical and/or 2D crystal reconstruction is also desirable. The position will be located in the Strathcona Anatomy & Dentistry Building, which houses a state-of-the-art electron microscopy facility. Current instruments include a FEI Titan Krios FE-S/TEM (300 kV with 4k x 4k CCD camera and GIF), a FEI Tecnai G2 F20 cryo-FE-S/TEM (200 kV with 4 k x 4k CCD camera, GIF and EDAX), FEI Tecnai 12 TEM (120 kV with 1k x 1k CCD camera) and a Philips CM200 HRTEM (200 kV with 2k x 2k CCD camera and EDAX) as well as advanced equipment for sample preparation.

Candidates should submit an application package that includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 1-2 page summary of research accomplishments, 1-2 page description of future research plans, copies of up to 3 major publications, statement of teaching experience and/or interest, and arrange for three letters of recommendation. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by September 15, 2010; however applications will be considered until the position is filled. Please send application materials to Dr. Nathalie Lamarche-Vane, Interim Chair, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, McGill University, 3640 University Street, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2B2 (email: nathalie.lamarche at mcgill.ca<mailto:nathalie.lamarche at mcgill.ca>)

McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities and others who may contribute to further diversification.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Isabelle Rouiller, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, McGill University,
Graduate Program Director,
Dpt Anatomy and Cell Biology,
Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building, Room 115
3640 University Street Montreal, Quebec H3A 2B2
Tel: 514-398-3244

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