Postdoctoral Research Associates

Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos, New Mexico
October 18 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Los Alamos National Laboratory is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in science and engineering on behalf of national security. We are seeking outstanding and highly motivated postdoctoral research associates to work on a project that aims to visualize gene in vivo transcription at the single-cell level in real-time using state-of-the-art genomic engineering, synthetic chemistry and single-molecule fluorescence imaging approaches. The team will apply this new technology to the study of origins of cellular persistence against drug toxicity. Current opportunities include:

IRC75509 – Biophysics Postdoc Research Associate

IRC75955 – Organic/Nucleoside Chemist Postdoc Research Associate

IRC75003 Synthetic Biology/Genome Engineering Postdoc Associate

IRC75974 Molecular and Cellular Biology Postdoc Research Associate

Apply online at and search via IRC number for individual job descriptions and additional information.

Core Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Biophysics, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Physics or an appropriate Engineering discipline completed within the past five years (or soon to be completed)
  • Demonstrated record of scientific achievement through publications and presentations
  • Ability to conduct independent research

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