A Postdoctoral Fellow position is immediately available for a highly motivated upcoming or recent Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. graduate in the general field of molecular and cell biology. The position is in the lab of Professor David S. Lawrence, at the University of North Carolina in the Departments of Chemistry, Chemical Biology & Medicinal Chemistry, and Pharmacology.
The Lawrence lab works at the interface between chemistry and biology. The lab has broad interests, including the design of reporters of cell signaling activity, the construction of light responsive therapeutic agents, and the engineering of light-activated proteins (optogenetics). The current postdoctoral opening is in the field of optogenetics and requires a strong background in molecular biology, mammalian cell culture, and microscopy. Experience in neuroscience is advantageous. This is a collaborative project with Professor Garrett Stuber, whose lab is located in the UNC Neuroscience Center. For more information on the Lawrence and Stuber Labs please visit: http://www.chem.unc.edu/people/faculty/lawrence/group/ and http://www.stuberlab.org.
The job posting is available at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/127323.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.