Post Doctoral position in Prokaryotic Ribosome Biology
Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking creative and self-motivated applicants. This position will investigate the molecular basis of Ribosome quality control in human pathogen Staphylococcus Aureus for a postdoctoral fellow position in the Yap laboratory, located in the Edward A. Doisy Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (http://biochem.slu.edu).
The study will focus on Ribosome recycling and turnover during stress responses, and the roles of relevant key players in Staphylococcal pathophysiology.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in Biological Sciences (or a closely related field) and should have less than 3 years of postdoctoral experience. The ideal candidates will possess significant experimental training in bacterial genetics and biochemistry, as evidenced by at least one first authorship publication in peer-reviewed journals. Previous experience in RNA metabolism, and/or translational control, and/or murine model of infections is highly desired. The stipend level will be commensurate with years of experience, and starting date is negotiable.
Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, application and current curriculum vitae to http://jobs.slu.edu.
Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.