Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Position Number: 00107290
Essential Job Duties: The selected individual will build custom-made microfluidic devices and combine them with fluorescence microscopy to measure cell division cycle and yeast metabolic cycle events in single cells across time. S/he will use standard cloning techniques and yeast molecular genetics to build yeast reporter strains and mutants. S/he will quantitatively extract and analyze metabolic and cell cycle events from time lapse microscopy images to elucidate their interaction at single cell resolution.
Department Required Skills: N/A
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Essential skills are the ability to design and fabricate micro- or macro-fluidic devices, the ability to perform quantitative light microscopy, basic microbiology (culturing, aseptic technique), molecular biology (PCR, cloning), in addition to the math and computer skills for developing software to quantitatively analyze and interpret single cell data. Candidates with research experience in yeast genetics, cell biology, cell cycle regulation, metabolism and/or mathematical modeling are strongly encouraged to apply.
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: Must have a PhD in Biology, Chemistry, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Biophysics, Physics or related field.
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