Professor, Associate Professor, or Assistant Professor

Professor, Associate Professor, or Assistant Professor

The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota

Austin, MN, United States

The Hormel Institute is a biomedical research center of the University of Minnesota engaged in world-class medical research. Researchers have complete access to an array of state-of-the-art equipment that includes a cryo-electron microscope (Titan Krios & Tecnai G2 Spirit Biotwin); FACS cell sorter; protein crystallography robotics & defraction system; nano-HPLC-AB SCIEX triple TOF 5600 mass spectrometry; a Blue Gene/L & 5 racks of Linux GPU supercomputers for computational biology & bioinformatics. Currently accepting applications for 3-5 new faculty positions at the levels of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.

Faculty at The Hormel Institute focus 100% on research. Lab Section Leaders establish & manage a lab, hire & supervise lab faculty/staff, maintain sufficient funding for the lab’s operation, foster relationships with internal & external collaborators, publish scientific results, & present at relevant events & conferences.

Qualifications: Candidates must demonstrate the ability to establish an independent, extramurally funded program of research that will complement ongoing programs focusing on various areas of cancer research. Ph.D. & 2-3 years postdoc experience is required for Assistant Professor & external funding is preferred. Proven ability to obtain funding is required for Associate & Full Professor ranks. Preferred: Expertise or current projects involving cryo-electron microscopy, translational, physician scientists (MD/PhD), epidemiology & populations studies.

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Professor, Associate Professor, or Assistant Professor