Instructor (non-tenure track) - Department of Pharmacology

The Department of Pharmacology at Case Western Reserve University ( invites applications for two available non-tenure track instructor positions­. Qualified individuals should have a PhD and/or MD (or equivalent advanced degree), at least 3 years of postdoctoral/research scholar experience, and a strong record of productivity in high profile journals. All candidates should have expertise in X-ray crystallography and membrane protein purification from both bacterial and mammalian systems. Candidates should also have specific expertise in high-throughput and high resolution approaches to structure determination of membrane proteins and/or bacterial ribosomes using cryo-electron microscopy and 2D crystals. Candidates well-versed in the mechanisms of resistance in bacteria will be considered strong.

The individuals chosen for this position will be encouraged to develop an extramurally-funded research program. Successful candidates will be expected to interact closely with current faculty within the Department in the development of Cryo-EM methods and biophysical methods (such as single molecular FRET and isothermal titration chemistry). The candidate is also expected to participate and teach in the training programs and to participate in the service functions of the department. A demonstrated ability to supervise technical staff is also highly desirable.

Current areas of research expertise within the Department include Structural Biology, Cancer Biology, and Visual Sciences.  Case Western Reserve University has an outstanding infrastructure for biomedical research including recently renovated animal facilities and core facilities supporting state-of-the-art methodologies in structural biology. Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has committed significant resources to the Department of Pharmacology.

Please send curriculum vitae, a list of three or more references, and a cover letter outlining your research interests, electronically to:  Please include “Pharmacology Search” in the subject line. For guarantee of consideration, materials should be sent by April 27, 2021.

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.