One NIH funded Research Associate (postdoctoral) position is available immediately in the laboratory of Prof. Erik Martinez-Hackert at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan.
We seek a highly motivated individual with a strong interest in integrated approaches to investigate mammalian cell-signaling problems. Specifically, the hire will study the molecular and biological functions of TGF-beta family growth factors, their receptors and co-receptors, focusing on a structure-function understanding of extracellular protein-protein interactions. The lab combines X-ray crystallography, SPR and other biophysical techniques with functional in vitro and in vivo readouts. Significant aspects of our projects have translational potential.
The hire should have a PhD and at least 1 first-author publication from his/her doctoral work. In addition, the hire should have significant experience in three of the five following disciplines: molecular biology, tissue culture, protein expression, protein purification, and/or X-ray crystallography/structural biology. The hired individual will be exposed to approaches and ideas that will prepare him/her well for either academic or industry careers. Our projects are well developed and feasible.
Doctorate -Biochemistry or related
PhD and at least 1 first-author publication in a reputable scientific journal from his/her doctoral work.
In addition, the hire should have significant experience in three of the five following disciplines: molecular biology, tissue culture, protein expression, protein purification, and/or X-ray crystallography/structural biology.
Required Application Materials
CV, publication list, 2 letters of recommendation
Please contact Dr. Erik Martinez-Hackert directly at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
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