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[ccp4bb] Cryo EM director position at NYU

Hi All: NYU, located in New York City, is recruiting a cryo EM director (research track faculty position), and we would love to hear from you. Details below. Please don’t hesitate to email me directly with any questions, and please apply if interested! Best, Gira


Cryo-EM Core Director at NYU School of Medicine
Job description

The Director of the cryo-EM shared resource facility at NYU Langone will be responsible for the scientific and strategic oversight of the facility, as well as the implementation of state-of-the-art technologies for cryo-EM imaging, in support of research projects of a broad spectrum of faculty from our institution. The Director will maintain a high level of professional expertise and scientific networking within the global cryo-EM community. The Director will have a non-tenure track Faculty level position, commensurate with experience, and will be reporting to the Assistant Dean for Advanced Research Technologies.

Location: Manhattan, New York

To apply: Please send a cover letter, CV and names of 3 references to adriana.heguy@nyulangone.org

  • Implement state-of-the-art technologies and expertise that will support various modalities of cryo-EM data collection, ensure that all instrumentation and equipment operate efficiently and produce data of the highest possible quality
  • Attract and retain outstanding research staff to support daily operations (2 staff scientists will be recruited immediately)
  • Supervise staff scientists to ensure the highest standards of data production
  • Interface with other shared resources to ensure availability of essential infrastructure, efficient data flow, and smooth operation. Relevant facilities include the Microscopy Core and the High-Performance Computing Group
  • Communicate ongoing progress to user groups and advisory committee and act as a key interface to engage new projects, internal and external, including with non-expert users and customers from NYU Langone as well as from external academic and corporate institutions
  • Advocate for and collaborate on cryo-EM applications with the research community at NYU Langone to support existing projects and to educate and facilitate new labs that would benefit from this technology 
  • Participate in external funding applications, e.g. instrumentation grants, large-scale Center grants and collaborative grant applications, and others
  • Create and implement training programs that will serve the needs of the scientific user community and promote the scientific programs of the cryo-EM shared resource
  • Communicate with vendors and engineers for the maintenance and upgrade of equipment, thus ensuring that the shared resource represents the state-of-the-art in cryo-EM


Gira Bhabha
Assistant Professor
Skirball Institute | NYU School of Medicine

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