Postdoctoral Associate (Prokaryotic RNA Biology)

Location
Miami, Florida
Posted
Mar 29, 2017
Ref
54109135
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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The University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, is seeking a qualified and motivated candidate to work on an NIH-funded project with the overall goal to study the role of DEAD-box proteins in messenger RNA regulation in E. coli. The focus of the lab is on prokaryotic RNA metabolism, with particular emphasis on the cellular roles of DEAD-box proteins and ribonucleases.

Candidates with a recent Ph.D. degree and a background studying any aspects of RNA metabolism in prokaryotes are welcome to apply. Experience with analyzing genome sequencing data is desirable. Applicants should send by e-mail (as a single PDF) a cover letter, CV, summary of research experience and contact information of three references to:

Dr. Chaitanya Jain
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida 33136
e-mail: cjain@miami.edu


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