Postdoctoral research associate

Princeton, New Jersey (US)
May 18 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Department of Chemistry at Princeton University seeks highly motivated and creative candidates for a full-time postdoctoral or more senior position in the group of Ralph Kleiner. The Kleiner group works on the interface of chemistry and biology to develop novel approaches to investigate fundamental biological mechanisms regulating nucleic acid function in the cell. Of particular interest is examining the function of chemical modifications occurring on RNA. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biology, or another relevant field. Individuals with expertise in one or more of the following areas are encouraged to apply: nucleic acid chemistry, mass spectrometry-based proteomics, next-generation RNA sequencing technology, protein and RNA biochemistry, molecular biology, and cell biology. The ideal candidate will possess a diverse chemical biology skill set and enthusiasm for teamwork and collaboration.

Applicants must apply online at  and submit a cover letter, CV and contact information for 3 references.

This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.

Essential Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biology or another relevant field.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.