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Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Employee Type: Faculty

Position Number: 53453

Work Location: Pullman

Summary of Duties:
The Smertenko Laboratory in the Institute of Biological Chemistry has a post-doctoral position open to study mechanisms of cytokinesis in plants. Smertenko's laboratory identified a microtubule-nucleating protein, which localizes to the plant cytokinetic structure, the phragmoplast. The goal of this project is characterize activity of this protein using in vitro reconstitution of microtubule dynamics and analysis of microtubule behavior in vivo. The position is initially for 1 year with a further 2 years' extension pending satisfactory progress. Salary is negotiable depending on the experience. Further information on the research activities occurring in the Smertenko laboratory can be found at http://ibc.wsu.edu/research-faculty-2/smertenko/

Required Qualifications:
PhD in Protein Biochemistry, Cell Biology,Plant Biology or related field.

Experience in protein production using insect, yeast, and bacterial systems.

Effective written and oral skill, which includes communications with others from different field and background.

Posting Open Date: 03/16/2018

Posting Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

To apply, visit https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/37232

Washington State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer.

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Posted: 3/19/2018
Application Due: 5/21/2018
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