Postdoc Fellow-Cell Biology/Biophysics/Biochemistry
- University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
- Location: Cincinnati, OH
- Job Number: 7090796
- Posting Date: Dec 17, 2021
Job DescriptionThe University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university. The College of Medicine is a Top 50 Medical School for Research in the USA. The 2021 Nature index of Life Science for the University of Cincinnati is ranked as Top 100 out of ~3000 Institutes worldwide.
Dr. Jiajie Diao at Department of Cancer Biology, College of Medicine currently has one NIH-funded postdoctoral position available. Detailed information about Diao Lab can be found at: https://www.diaojj.net/. Prof. Jun-Lin Guan at University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Dr. Kai Zhang at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be co-mentors for this project. Please see https://med.uc.edu/depart/cancer-biology/labs/guan-laboratory for some detail of Guan laboratory and https://publish.illinois.edu/kaizhanglab/ for information about Zhang laboratory.
In last 3 years, through this productive collaboration, multiple papers have been published in top-tire journals including Fang et al. 2021 Nat Commun, Chen et al. 2020 Nat Commun, Chen et al. 2020 Biomaterials, Khamo et al. 2019 Cell Chem Biol.
Job Summary: The main research project is to study key protein factors involved in autophagosome biogenesis. We combine in vitro protein-reconstituted systems with cellular analysis. Particular emphasis is on mechanistic studies using advanced biophysical and biochemical techniques including super-resolution microscopy, single-molecule imaging and structural approaches (x-ray crystallography & electron microscope).
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or M.D. in Cell Biology, Biophysics, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomaterials, Bioengineering, and related fields.
Ideal Qualifications: Strong expertise in cell biology, biochemistry, molecular biology techniques.
Please send your CV to: [email protected]