Postdoctoral Research Associate

Princeton, NJ
May 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Princeton University

Molecular Biology - 23300

Position Summary
A postdoctoral or more senior research position in Systems and Synthetic Biology of photosynthetic organisms is available in the Jonikas Lab at Princeton University. Photosynthetic organisms, our planet's greatest chemists, form the foundations for human health by providing us with food, fuel, materials and drugs. Yet, our understanding of these organisms is in its infancy. The Jonikas laboratory aims to enable advances in sustainability by bringing systems and synthetic biology to photosynthetic organisms.

The successful candidate will join a highly interactive group, with strengths in cell biology, genetics, molecular biology and computational biology.

Interested applicants should apply online and submit a cover letter, CV and contact information for three letters of recommendation. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. This position is subject to the University's background check policy. No recruiters and no telephone calls please.

Essential Qualifications
The ideal applicant will be highly motivated, have a Ph.D. degree, a strong academic record, research experience in genetics, molecular biology or computational biology, and fluent English language skills.

Preferred Qualifications
One or more of the following is a plus: experience with Chlamydomonas or higher plant model organisms, photosynthesis, large-scale cloning, high-throughput genetics, microscopy or mass spectrometry proteomics.

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.
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