A full-time Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Malcolm E. Winkler in the Microbiology Program at Indiana University Bloomington to study the dynamics and regulation of peptidoglycan cell wall synthesis in the human respiratory pathogen Streptococcus pneumoniae.
The Fellow will carry out research to understand the movement, interactions, and regulation of the protein components that mediate PG synthesis and cell division in this superbug pathogen. Information about the Winkler lab is at https://biology.indiana.edu/about/faculty/winkler-malcolm.html.
The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars.
Ph.D. in Microbiology or Biochemistry is required, preferably with experience in bacterial molecular genetics, protein and RNA characterization, HPLC analyses, and/or fluorescence microscopy.
Good communication skills and working as part of a cohesive lab are expected.
Department Contact for Questions:
For questions about the position, please contact Malcolm Winkler (firstname.lastname@example.org).
For all other questions, please contact Jeremy Bennett (email@example.com).
OAA #: 21909-12
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track
Internal Number: 8478
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