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UCI has 3 open faculty positions for TEM

1) One positions in cryoTEM(biological/life science)
• At the assistant Professor rank:
            https://www.bio.uci.edu/assistant-professor-4/
            http://jobs.bio.uci.edu/showopenjobs_tenure.cfm
2) One positions in materials physics and chemistry
• At the Assistant or Associate Professor ranks
            https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04351
3) One positions in Materials Science and Engineering
• Open at any rank (Assistant/Associate/Full Professors)
           https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04396

Details can be seen at the links:

1) Assistant Professor in Cryo-Electron Microscopy ( https://www.bio.uci.edu/assistant-professor-4/)

The Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry in the Francisco J Ayala School of Biological Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship position in structural biology in the area of cryo-electron microscopy. Applicants should hold a Ph.D., or M.D. or equivalent degree, and will be expected to establish a vigorous and internationally recognized research program, and teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. UCI has recently established a multidisciplinary state-of-the-art electron microscopy facility http://www.imri.uci.edu/content/jeol-jem-2100f-tem. The successful candidate will be expected to play a significant role in the development of structural biology in the new facility. Applicants should upload curriculum vitae, at least 3 letters of reference, a 3-5 page outline of future research plans, and a teaching statement. A separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion should also be included in the application materials. Electronic submission instructions can be found at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04286. This same URL can be used for uploading reference letters separately. Please see the URL: http://jobs.bio.uci.edu/showopenjobs_tenure.cfm for application instructions under “Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry.” Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017 and the recruitment will remain open until the position is filled. The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. Criteria for the research, teaching, and diversity statements are provided below.

Research Statement (3 pages). This statement should:

  1. Detail the candidate’s specific area of expertise, with a description of their contributions to the field.
  2. Provide a detailed plan of their future research program, and how this program will be leveraged to obtain extramural funding.
  3. Indicate how the candidate’s research program will synergize with the research environment at UCI.

Teaching Statement (1 page). This statement should:

  1. Indicate the candidate’s teaching experiences to date, including experience with teaching/lecturing to undergraduates/graduate students, or other populations, as well as their areas of interest. This should also include mentorship that they have given to others in the line of research or outreach activities.
  2. Detail the candidate’s teaching approaches and philosophies,as to how they will engage in effective teaching strategies.
  3. Provide evidence (if any) of effectiveness of previous teaching.

Diversity Statement (1 page). The UC Statement on Diversity is available at: http://regents.universityofcalifornia.edu/governance/policies/4400.html. Applicants will be evaluated on their required statements of their contribution to diversity. This statement should:

  1. Indicate how the candidate has demonstrated awareness of the issues faced by historically underrepresented or economically disadvantaged groups and the benefits of a diverse faculty.
  2. Provide evidence (if any) of the candidate’s track record and success in activities aimed at reducing barriers in education or research for underrepresented or disadvantaged groups.
  3. Detail specific plans (if any) to contribute through campus programs, new activities, or through national or off-campus organizations.

2) University of California, Irvine - FACULTY POSITION IN TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY  (https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04351)

The Department of Chemistry and the Department of Physics and Astronomy of the University of California, Irvine jointly invite applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Chemistry or Physics who uses electron microscopy as a central tool in research. Outstanding scientists in all areas of materials physics and chemistry will be considered, with soft materials, biophysics, chemical biology, and energy materials of particular interest. UC Irvine is building an Electron Microscopy Center of Excellence around the new, state-of-the-art Center for Transmission Electron Microscopy, home to four high-end TEMs and full sample preparation facilities (http://www.imri.uci.edu/). The successful candidate must be committed to the research, undergraduate and graduate level teaching, and service missions of the University. A Ph.D. degree is required, and postdoctoral experience is preferred.

Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion animates our mission as a public research university. Our campus is responsive to the needs of dual career couples and supports work-life integration through a robust set of family-friendly policies. Compensation is competitive, and includes priority access to purchase on-campus faculty housing at below-market prices. The area offers numerous recreational and cultural opportunities, and one of the highest-ranked public school systems in the nation.
Our commitment to inclusive excellence shapes the expectations of faculty. Our commitment to equity is complemented by our focus on diversifying the faculty through recruitment policies and practices that emphasize equal opportunity and vigorous outreach efforts. We seek faculty who are committed to diversity as well as diverse faculty who will be role models for our students. All applicants are required to provide a statement describing their previous and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion.
 

Applications must be submitted electronically via the Internet at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04351. Applicants should upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae (including a complete publication list), a concise statement of proposed research, and a teaching statement. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted on their behalf. To ensure full consideration, applications and supporting materials should be received by January 1, 2018. The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

3) Faculty Position in Materials Science and Transmission Electron Microscopy-(https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04396)

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

Open date: November 22nd, 2017

Next review date: January 31st, 2018

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: January 31st, 2018

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

DESCRIPTION

University of California, Irvine – (SC# 00010730)

Faculty Position in Materials Science and Transmission Electron Microscopy

The Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science in the Samueli School of Engineering at the University of California, Irvine, seeks candidates for a tenured or tenure track faculty position in the fields of materials science and transmission electron microscopy (TEM). Appointments at all levels from Assistant Professor up to tenured Full Professor are possible for the present position. UC Irvine has recently established the Irvine Materials Research Institute (IMRI) and is building a Center of Excellence around the new, state-of-the-art Center for Transmission Electron Microscopy, home to four high resolution, analytical, and cryo-TEMs and full sample preparation facilities (http://www.imri.uci.edu/). The successful candidate will be expected to play a significant role in the development of new techniques for materials characterization in the new facility, both as an individual investigator and as a collaborator with other researchers on campus.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant science or engineering discipline, and will be expected to establish a vigorous and internationally recognized externally funded research program, maintain a strong publication record, advise students, provide outstanding teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and contribute their leadership and innovative thinking toward an excellent science and engineering program within the department and the university. Successful candidates will also be expected to contribute toward increasing the number of students (especially underrepresented minority students) pursuing graduate degrees in related programs.

Applicants should upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae (including a complete publication list), a 2-3 page concise statement of future research plans, and a teaching statement. A separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion should also be included in the application materials. Please provide the names and contact information of at least four references. References will not be contacted until later stages of consideration, in consultation with the candidate.

Applications must be submitted electronically at 

https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04396

This position will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications and supporting materials should be received by January 31, 2018. Inquiries should be addressed to search committee chair Prof. Xiaoqing Pan (Xiaoqing.pan@uci.edu).

The University of California, Irvine is part of the premier public university system in the world. UCI is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), is one of only two AAU universities designated by the U.S. Department of Education as a Minority (Hispanic) Serving Institution, is ranked as a top ten public university by U.S. News and World Report, and was identified by the New York Times as No. 1 among U.S. universities that do the most for low-income students. UCI is located in Orange County, 4 miles from the Pacific Ocean and 45 miles south of Los Angeles. Irvine is one of the safest communities in the U.S. and offers a very pleasant year-round climate, numerous recreational and cultural opportunities, and one of the highest-ranked public-school systems in the nation. Our campus is responsive to the needs of dual career couples and supports work-life integration through a robust set of family-friendly policies including four on-campus childcare centers. Compensation is competitive, and includes priority access to purchase on-campus faculty housing at below-market prices.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

JOB LOCATION

Irvine, CA

REQUIREMENTS

DOCUMENTS

REFERENCES

4 references required (contact information only)

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Create an ApplicantID
  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information

 

4) Postdoc Position at eBIC, Diamond Light Source, UK

PDRA for CryoEM Sample Delivery Method Development

We are seeking a highly motivated PDRA to develop and apply new cryoEM sample delivery method for cryoEM. The post will collaborate with Diamond XFEL group on sample preparation, using picolitre volume dispenser to make suitable cryoEM specimens fast and reliably. In addition, the successful candidate will play an active role in assisting users with their experiments at eBIC.

The post holder should have a PhD degree in physics/biophysics or engineering and have a demonstrated record of accomplishment in conducting high quality original research. Knowledge or experience in cryoEM/ET is a plus.

For further information and to apply, please click ‘apply’ below or follow this link:

http://www.diamond.ac.uk/Careers/Vacancies/All/063_17_CH.html

eBIC (electron Bio-Imaging Centre) at Diamond Light Source provides scientists with state-of-the-art experimental equipment and expertise in the field of cryo-electron microscopy, for single particle analysis and cryo-tomography. Funded by the Wellcome Trust with the UK Medical Research and Biotechnology and Biology Research Councils, eBIC is a UK National Centre for cryo-electron microscopy in the life sciences and is currently the largest centre of its kind worldwide, hosting four Titan Krios, a Talos Arctica and a Scios instruments.  (http://www.diamond.ac.uk/Science/Integrated-facilities/eBIC.html).