Tenure-Track Faculty Position

The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, in the College of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level. The Department seeks outstanding candidates investigating fundamental questions in modern biology that will add to or complement existing strengths in structural biology and biochemistry.

Competitive applicants must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in biological sciences-related fields and have demonstrated outstanding potential in their field. Candidates will be expected to develop a strong dynamic independent research program and to share our commitment to scholarly undergraduate and graduate education. We are especially interested in candidates who demonstrate an ability to integrate multi-disciplinary approaches into their proposed research, including cryo-electron microscopy.

Position Available - Closing Date

Open until filled, but all application materials, including reference letters, must be received by November 1, 2019, to be assured full consideration. For more information about the Department, please visit the website: http://www.mcb.ucdavis.edu.

To Apply

Qualified applicants should upload:

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • description of current research (up to 2 pages) and projected research (up to 3 pages)
  • teaching experience and interests (1 page)
  • a statement of contributions to diversity (1 page)
  • up to three publications

Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted via this URL: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF03095


Please direct questions to Dr. Fred Chedin, flchedin@ucdavis.edu


The University of California, Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.

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