Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a motivated Postdoctoral Fellow for the Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics within the New Jersey Medical School. A postdoctoral fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Purnima Bhanot. Our long-term goal is to identify potential novel drug targets for preventing malaria infection. We focus on kinase signaling pathways in the malaria-causing parasite, Plasmodium, particularly those that function during infection of the mammalian liver.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Perform scientific research (protein purification, biochemistry, enzymatic assays, tissue culture, cell biology, light and fluorescence microscopy molecular biology, rodent handling, mosquito dissection) under the PI's guidance.
Communicate regularly with the P.I.
Maintain detailed and accurate experimental records.
Participate and present in journal clubs, seminars and conferences.
Read current scientific and technical literature relevant to the laboratory's mission.
Interested candidates should e-mail a short cover letter detailing their background, CV and a list of three references to Dr. Purnima Bhanot (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Minimum Education and Experience:
The candidate should have a Ph.D. Degree, peer-reviewed publications, excellent training in molecular biology, protein purification and/or biochemistry.
She/he should have a strong work-ethic, communication & organizational skills and ability to work independently.
Preference will be given to candidates with animal-handling experience.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
PHYSICALDEMANDS: Standing, sitting, walking, talking or hearing. No special vision requirements. Must be able to lift or exert force up to ten (10) pounds.
Salary: $52,704-$53,076 Stipend is based on years of Postdoctoral experience
Posting Number: 20ST1101
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 116150
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