Postdoctoral Research Associate

Denton, TX
Jul 26, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

System Identification Number:

Posting Origination:

Biology (121100)

College of Science

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The University of North Texas (UNT) is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the area of plant biochemistry and molecular biology. Exciting opportunities are available to study the cell biology of storage lipid compartmentalization in plant systems. For more information, please see Pyc et al, 2017, Trends Plant Sci, pii: S1360-1385(17)30063-8. doi: 10.1016/j.tplants.2017.03.012.

A student-focused research university with an emphasis on sustainability, UNT is the nation's 25th largest public university, and is committed to serve its 38,000 students while powering the North Texas region through innovative education and research. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to interact with other postdocs and students in the newly-launched BioDiscovery Institute (

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.
The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications:
A Ph.D. (or equivalent) in biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology or a related discipline is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with plant metabolism is preferred.
Experience with plant lipids is preferred.
Expertise and experience in lipid metabolism research is preferred.

Area of Specialty:
Molecular Cell Biollogy of Lipid Droplet Biogensis

Position Type:
Faculty Equivalent

Tenure Status:
Non-Tenure Track

Appointment Basis:
12 Months

Pay Frequency:

Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
No Response

Closing Date:
Open Until Search Closed

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter


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