Investigator Position

The Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute (HWI) seeks a scientific investigator to join the scientific efforts at the Institute. Applications in the broad areas of structural, computational, or molecular biology are solicited.  The Institute seeks exceptional candidates who will direct an independently funded research program in important areas of human biology, health or disease.  The Institute houses the National Crystallization Center, its own Cryo-EM facility, and operates a beamline at the Advanced Photon Source. Preference would be given to candidates that could make good use of one or more of these facilities. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. or equivalent in a relevant field and a strong record of scientific productivity, and demonstrated funding success.  

HWI is celebrating 65 years as an independent research institute and expects to make several new hires over the next few years.  Located in Buffalo, New York, HWI is at the heart of the Buffalo-Niagara Medical Campus and partners with the University at Buffalo, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, and other institutions.  HWI also has a generous intellectual property sharing policy for candidates with entrepreneurial interests. Interested candidates should submit, as a single PDF file, a complete curriculum vitae, a statement of research accomplishments, an outline of current and future research, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent either to Search Committee, Hauptman-Woodward Institute, 700 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY  14203, or by email to  The search will remain open until filled.

The Hauptman-Woodward Institute is a welcoming environment and an equal opportunity employer, extending employment opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on a non-discriminatory basis without regard to race, color, sex, creed, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition, carrier status, or disability that would prevent the performance of the essential requirements of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation in compliance with the appropriate New York State and Federal laws, or any other legally protected characteristics. This policy applies to all conditions and terms of employment.