In addition to applying via careers.umich.edu, applicants should send a CV, contact information for two references, and a cover letter outlining their interest in the position and their relevant skills and experience to Professor Randy Stockbridge (email@example.com). Review of applications will begin immediately until application deadline February 15, 2020.
A postdoctoral position is available beginning Spring 2020 in the lab of Randy Stockbridge in the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. The goal of our research is the discovery and characterization of novel microbial membrane proteins involved in microbial drug resistance and pathogenesis. We use diverse approaches, including electrophysiology, biochemistry, evolutionary approaches, and structural biology. Postdoctoral fellows will be responsible for directing their research project, including designing experiments, gathering and analyzing data, mentoring students, and writing manuscripts describing results.
Candidates should hold a Ph.D. degree (or meet graduation requirements by the start date). Candidates should have a strong background, including one or more first author publications, in Biochemistry, Biophysics, Microbiology, or a related field. Candidates should be highly motivated, independent, and excited to learn new techniques. Experience working with membrane proteins is preferable but not required.
This is a one year term-limited position with a possibility of renewal up to two additional years. In general in LSA, Postdoctoral Research Fellow appointments are renewable annually for a maximum of three years. Additional information regarding UM Postdoctoral Research Fellow appointments can be found at https://rackham.umich.edu/postdoctoral-fellows/ .
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Review of applications will begin immediately until February 15, 2020.
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