Postdoctoral Research Associate

Princeton, NJ
Feb 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Princeton University

Chemistry - 23500  

Position Summary
The Department of Chemistry at Princeton University seeks highly motivated and creative candidates for a full-time postdoctoral or more senior position in the group of Professor Ralph Kleiner. The Kleiner group works at the interface of chemistry and biology to develop novel approaches to investigate fundamental biological mechanisms regulating nucleic acid function in the cell. Of particular interest is examining the function of chemical modifications occurring on RNA. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biology, or another relevant field. Individuals with expertise in one or more of the following areas are encouraged to apply: synthetic organic chemistry (particularly nucleic acid chemistry), mass spectrometry, RNA biochemistry, protein and nucleic acid engineering, molecular biology, and cell biology. The ideal candidate will possess a diverse chemical biology skill set and enthusiasm for teamwork and collaboration.

This position is for one year with possibility of renewal pending satisfactory performance and continued funding. This position is subject to the university's background check policy.

Applicants must apply online and submit a cover letter, a CV with publication list, and the names with contact information for 3 references.  

Essential Qualifications
Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biology or another relevant field.  

Preferred Qualifications

Directory Title
Job Function
Regular Professional Research  
RR 040  
Standard Hours
Full Time  
Actual Hours per Week, if casual hourly
Pay Rate, if Casual Hourly
Work Schedule, if other than standard hours
Eligible for Overtime
Benefits Eligible
Union Code
Not Applicable  
Education Required
Doctorate Degree  
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.
Instructions for Applying
Complete the online application and click "Apply to this Posting" at the top of the posting details page.  
Documents which can be associated with this posting
Cover Letter
Bibliography/Publications List
Other Document 1  
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EEO Statement
Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  


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