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Post Doctoral Associate

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Applicants are required to provide a cover letter and a CV (maximum of 5 pages) with a list of publications, plus three references. Thank you.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Post Doctoral Associate
Classification Title Postdoctoral Associate
Posting Number R1800020
Employer Research Foundation
Appointment Type
Position Type
Appointment Term
Salary Grade E.8
Strategic Strength

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

We are seeking a highly independent and skilled biophysicist/biochemist/polymer physicist/polymer chemist to join our group in studying self-assembly and liquid-liquid phase separation of intrinsically disordered proteins and RNA. The position requires management of a number of different projects, including recombinant protein expression and purification, confocal fluorescence microscopy, ensemble and single molecule spectroscopy, phase separation assay development, molecular biology work, quantifying RNA-protein interactions, and analysis of phase diagram using polymer physics based models. Duties will include proposal and publication writing, mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students in close consultation with the principal investigator.

Details on our research can be found at our website:

Minimum Qualifications

PhD in Physics, polymer physics, chemistry, biophysics, biochemistry, molecular biology, engineering, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior expertise in one of these areas is a plus but not mandatory: single-molecule spectroscopy, quantitative fluorescence imaging, protein-RNA interactions, polymer physics, protein folding. The candidate should have a strong publication record, a record of independent research, and excellent communication skills. Experience in supervision of graduate and undergraduate students.

Physical Demands
Salary Range $40,000 - $48,000
Work Hours
FTE 1.00
Campus North Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are required to provide a cover letter and a CV (maximum of 5 pages) with a list of publications, plus three references. Thank you.

Close DateExternal Closing Date 02/06/2019
Open Until Filled No

Contact Information

Contact's Name Priya Banerjee
Contact's Title Assistant Professor
Contact's Email
Contact's Phone 716-645-3444

Posting Dates

Posted 02/06/2018
Deadline for internal applicants
Deadline for external applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be filled

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Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
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