Instructor in Pharmacology (non-tenure track position) - Department of Pharmacology

The Department of Pharmacology at Case Western Reserve University ( invites applications for a non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Instructor. Qualified individuals must have a PhD and/or MD (or equivalent advanced degree), at least 5 years of postdoctoral experience, and a strong record of productivity in high profile journals. All candidates should have expertise in x-ray crystallography and membrane protein structures and purification, with specific expertise in high-throughput and high resolution approaches to structure determination of membrane proteins using cryo-electron microscopy and 2D crystals. Candidates well-versed in the mechanisms of resistance in bacteria will be considered strong.


The individual 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 2D and 3D crystallization methods and biophysical methods (such as single molecula FRET and isothermal titration chemistry). The candidate is also expected to participate and teach in the training programs in membrane structural biology. A demonstrated ability to supervise technical staff are 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. To receive full consideration, applications must be received by August 21, 2018.


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 for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.