Dr. Shishir Chundawat at the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering (Rutgers University, New Brunswick) is seeking applications from qualified individuals for the position of Postdoctoral Fellow (PDF) to begin working in his group starting Fall/Spring 2020 (or till the position is filled). The candidate should have a Ph.D. with expertise in one or more of the following areas: synthetic biology, molecular/plant biology, protein biophysics, structural biology, protein engineering, carbohydrate-active enzymes, chemistry, and/or chemical/biochemical engineering. The candidate is expected to have at least 5 years of relevant research experience working in the relevant area/s with a strong publication record. The PDF will be expected to conduct independent research on engineering, expression and characterization of plant cell polysaccharide synthase relevant enzymes/proteins for a DOE-sponsored bioenergy crops multimodal imaging project (see link for details; http://cbe.rutgers.edu/news/prof-chundawats-rutgers-led-research-team-selected-doe-award-study-bioenergy-crops). This project will also involve close collaborations with other researchers at Rutgers University (Prof. Sanghyuk Lee, Prof. Eric Lam), Vanderbilt University (Prof. Matthew Lang), and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Dr. Wellington Muchero and Dr. Sai Venkatesh Pingali). This is a 1-year appointment with the possibility of reappointment based on overall performance of the candidate and availability of funding. Females and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Additional details about the Chundawat research group at Rutgers University can be found online here (http://chundawat.rutgers.edu). Please contact Dr. Chundawat (email@example.com) for additional information if needed. Please include the following subject title in the email (
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