The NIH-funded postdoc positions are available to study effects of oxidative stress on ribosomes and translation in budding yeast (Shedlovskiy D et al., 2017, JBC, doi: 10.1074/jbc.M117.800003.; Zinskie JA et al., 2018, JBC, doi: 10.1074/jbc.RA118.004174).
Positions require a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Molecular Biology or a related field. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in yeast cell biology and/or biochemistry. The candidate must have strong publication record, written and verbal communication skills, sound analytical and organizational skills, and ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.
The successful candidate will join an interactive environment with multiple laboratories investigating important questions in molecular/cellular biology utilizing yeast, worm and mammalian systems. The University offers state of the art facilities including Mass Spectroscopy and Next Generation sequencing.
The laboratory is housed on the Rowan University Osteopathic Medical Campus (formally the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey) located in Stratford, a suburban south New Jersey community within easy commute by train or car to Center City Philadelphia. This location combines and affordable living environment with the opportunity to collaborate with scientists at the University of Pennsylvania, Thomas Jefferson University, Temple University, Drexel University and the Fox Chase Cancer Center. To apply, please send a single pdf file, consisting of a one-page motivation letter, CV, publication list and the names and contact information of three references.