The Hormel Institute is hiring!

Candidates interested in applying for a position with The Hormel Institute can view current openings below and follow application instructions through University of Minnesota.

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Cryo-EM Program Faculty Director

The Hormel Institute is searching for a Full/Associate Professor level faculty member with a strong track
record of outstanding leadership within relevant research areas, with a Cryo-EM/Cryo-ET focus.

Applicants should possess a proven track record of providing visionary leadership and management,
exceptional strategic thinking skills, passion for and commitment to biomedical research, as well as a
history of securing research funding, building relationships and managing a research unit or core. In
addition, candidates should have experience with new and innovative models of collaboration and
outreach with ethical values that demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

RESPONSIBILITIES

RESEARCH

    • Productive scientist with independent ideas, capable of working across disciplines.
    • Maintain a strong, extramurally funded and collaborative research program that exploits genetic,
      molecular, biophysical, optical, EM, ET, mathematical and/or chemical approaches to advance
      understanding of cell and/or organism function.

TEACHING AND SERVICE

    • The individual will supervise multiple job classifications that include, but are not limited to, Ph.D.
      students, Post-Doctoral Associates, and researchers.
    • Assess work performance of all employees on an on-going annual basis and identify areas of
      improvement through mentorship.
    • Ensure proper onboarding, training, and the setting of expectations for all employees.
    • Set goals for employees ensuring they comply with The Hormel Institute’s mission and vision.
    • Create a collaborative, innovative, and welcoming lab environment.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • M.D., Ph.D., or M.D/Ph.D. with strong background in biochemistry/biophysics/structural biology.
  • Have an active and internationally visible research program and proven track record using Cryo- ET
    and/or Cryo-EM.
  • Candidates from within the US should have active extramural funding.
  • All candidates should have evidence of a strong publication record in disciplines related to the
    position.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Evidence of the potential to initiate and sustain a strong research program.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with multiple audiences.
  • Track record of interacting creatively, collaboratively, and productively with other scientists.
  • Evidence of commitment to teaching and student learning.

Temporary Part Time Lab Technician

Temporary Part Time Lab Technician – Robinson Lab

The Hormel Institute, located in Austin, MN has an immediate opening for a temporary part time lab technician to work 14 hours per week (flexible schedule) from July 2022- January 9, 2023. This is a great opportunity to gain scientific experience in laboratory technical research.

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent
  • Ability to function on a team as well as to execute tasks independently
The Hormel Institute, located in Austin, MN has an immediate opening for a temporary part time lab technician to work 14 hours per week (flexible schedule) for 6 months. The pay is $15/hour.  This is a great opportunity to gain scientific experience in laboratory technical research.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent
  • Willingness and ability to work with mice as experimental animals
  • Ability to work in a lab environment with a diverse group of personnel
  • Strong written and oral communication sufficient to permit clear and effective exchange of information
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Researcher 4

The Hormel Institute, located in Austin, MN has an immediate opening for a full time Researcher 4 to work on-site in the Bin Liu laboratory.

The Researcher 4 supports all projects in the Bin Liu laboratory, as well as independently manage individual research projects. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with excellent people skills and the ability to manage multiple and changing priorities and deadlines. In-depth research-specific knowledge is needed to solve complex problems and recommend best practices, which is imperative to the success in this role. This position is responsible for experimental design, sample preparation, growing and harvesting cells, protein expression and purification, function assays of protein samples, grid preparation, data analysis and interpretation, and manuscript preparation.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree and two years of related experiences, or BS/BA degree and four years of related experience.
  • Publication(s) in peer-reviewed journals
 
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For more information, contact Minda:

Minda Anderson
Human Resources Manager
mrueb@umn.edu
507-437-9603