The Department of Marine & Coastal Sciences, in collaboration with other PI's in other various departments are seeking 7 Postdoctoral Associates. The Postdoctoral Associates will conduct specialized research on a collaborative project on the origin, evolution and construction of proteins that transfer electrons (i.e. oxidoreductases). It is expected that you have expertise in many of the following areas including bioinorganic chemistry, structural biology, microbial genomics, bioinformatics, molecular evolution, and synthetic organic chemistry will allow the design of interdisciplinary experiments to test origins of life questions. The Postdoctoral Associates will be expected to participate in the configuration and maintenance of instrumentation necessary for conduct of the project. It is expected that research will lead to publications and the Postdoctoral Associates will be expected to prepare manuscripts as well as contribute to the preparation of grant and fellowship applications. The Postdoctoral Associates will be also be expected to train and mentor undergraduates in scientific research projects. This is a one year appointment, if funding available, renewal is possible.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Candidates must have completed a doctoral (Ph.D) level program in Biochemistry or a related field. Ph.D Candidates who meet requirements with All But Degree (ABD) will be considered if degree is awarded within 90 days of start date (no exceptions).
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Candidates must have demonstrated expertise in at least two of the following areas- bioinorganic chemistry, structural biology, microbial genomics, bioinformatics, molecular evolution, and synthetic organic chemistry. The candidates are expected to be proficient in spoken and written English.
Laboratory environment. Universal precautions are mandatory.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Computer data input required. Ability to use computing resources and perform bench-laboratory experiments.
Posting Number: 18FA0507
Location: Cook (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 75164
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