Research Associate-Fixed Term

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Position Summary

The laboratory of N. Cecilia Martinez-Gomez at Michigan State University is seeking a Research Associate (postdoctoral) to characterize lanthanide-dependent enzymes using biochemical approaches. 

The successful candidate will:

  • Perform deep sequencing studies and deep mutational scanning on lanthanide-dependent alcohol dehydrogenases;
  • Develop transcriptomic analysis;
  • Develop metabolomics analysis;
  • Present data on one national/international conference per year; 
  • Write manuscripts;
  • Mentor one undergraduate student.                                                                                                              
Required Degree

Doctorate -Microbiology, Biochemistry, or Engineeri

Minimum Requirements

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Microbiology, Biochemistry, or Engineering.

The candidate should have:

  • Strong written communication skills, and is expected to write manuscripts
  • Experience in transcriptomics, enzyme purification, and biochemical protein characterization
  • Ability to develop the project independently
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to mentor one undergraduate student while developing the project
Desired Qualifications

Experience in Tn-sequencing and deep mutational scanning is desired.

Required Application Materials

Please submit a CV and two references. Submit application materials to:

Special Instructions

Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.




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Posted: 4/9/2018
Application Due: 4/24/2018
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