- University at Buffalo, State University of New York
- Location: Buffalo, NY
- Job Number: 7072387
- Posting Date: Nov 20, 2020
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionPOSTDOCTORAL POSITION IN BACTERIAL MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY
Project Description: A postdoctoral research associate position is available in the lab of Dr. Mark O’Brian at the University at Buffalo to study homeostatic control of nutritional metals in bacteria. The lab is located in the Department of Biochemistry within the new Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences on the downtown campus. The lab takes biochemical, genetic and genomic approaches to elucidate the control of nutritional iron and manganese homeostasis, and adaptation to nutrient stress in the model organism Bradyrhizobium japonicum.
Responsibilities: The incumbent is expected to carry out cutting-edge research using a variety of approaches and techniques. These include analysis of DNA, RNA and proteins, mutant screens and whole genome analyses. The selected candidate must be highly motivated, take initiative, and work well in a group.
Requirements and Qualifications: The candidate will hold a PhD or MD degree. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Experience in molecular biology, analysis of DNA, RNA and proteins is desirable.
Application Process: Applicants should submit: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) names/email addresses of three references to UBJobs at the link below.
The University at Buffalo is an equal opportunity employer.