Postdoctoral Scholar

Employer
Penn State University College of Medicine – The Lee Lab
Location
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Salary
NIH scale
Closing date
Aug 3, 2022
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Cryo-EM Postdoctoral Scholar Positions @ Penn State

Membrane Structural Biophysics at The Pennsylvania State University

The laboratory of Dr. Kenneth Lee in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine invites applications for NIH-funded postdoctoral positions to study mechanisms and regulation of membrane transport, broadly defined.

Ion channels, transporters and receptors connected to neurological disorders, metabolic diseases and cancer are principal areas of focus. We apply interdisciplinary approaches to investigate their structure, dynamics and function in situ and in vitro.

We are seeking dynamic and driven individuals with a recent (or expected) PhD or MD/PhD degree in biochemistry, biophysics, neuroscience, molecular genetics, cell biology, chemistry or related fields. A track-record of productivity is required. Ideal candidates will possess a strong work ethic, a broad curiosity and a passion for discovery. Expertise in cell imaging, membrane protein biochemistry, electrophysiology, single molecule biophysics, molecular dynamics, cryo-EM/ET or X-ray crystallography will be a plus but not required.

Successful candidates will be immersed in an interdisciplinary training environment with a vibrant community of scientists and health professionals. The lab enjoys routine on-site access to superb resources including a newly established state-of-the-art cryo-EM facility housing a 300 kV Titan Krios G3i cryo-TEM equipped with a Volta phase plate, Gatan BioQuantum energy filter and K3 direct electron detector.

For an example of our recent work see Tillinghast et al, Molecular Cell 2021. Visit our website at https://sites.psu.edu/leelab to learn more about us. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV and contact information of three references to Dr. Kenneth Lee (kennethlee@psu.edu).

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

 

 

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