Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate, Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute
Posting Number: R2000171
Employer: Research Foundation
Salary Range: $50,000
A Postdoctoral Associate position is available based at the Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute (HWI) and affiliated with the University at Buffalo. We are looking for a highly motivated structural biologist with an interest in metalloproteins and methods development to join a project with the Snell and Bowman laboratories involving the structural study of biological systems that are impacted by free radical activity and metalloproteins, where the modeled metal and/or coordination state are of interest for further investigation. The work will involve a collaboration with laboratories at Stanford and Oxford and will use X-ray crystallography, UV-spectroscopy, and micro-PIXE techniques. The eventual aim involves structural studies using X-ray free electron sources for radiation chemistry free data. It is possible that neutron studies would also take place. The position involves working directly with the Crystallization Center at the Institute and will have access to a Glacios cryo-EM with Falcon 4 detector. The Institute runs the IMCA beamline at the Advanced Photon Source. It is anticipated that multiple structural techniques will be employed, and while the candidate should have structural biology expertise, they are not expected to be proficient in all structural biology techniques. Molecular biology expertise is required to produce target proteins and complexes. Many techniques will be employed and due to the nature of the project, the position will be offered for three years.
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A conferred doctoral degree by the time of appointment is a related field.
In-depth knowledge of structural biology and the production of proteins.
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowl¬edge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society.