The University of Texas at Arlington invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellow. Assist in research project involving mitochondrial recovery pathways, particularly the stress response known as mitochondrial unfolded protein response (UPRmt). Research the mechanisms behind the regulation of the UPRmt using genetic systems such as the model organism Caenorhabditis elegans and mammalian cell culture. Works with PCR, cloning, qRT-PCR, SDS-PAGE, and Western Blotting.
The recruited employee will be encouraged to develop independent projects in addition to pursuing ongoing projects in the lab. As well, he/she will assist in general lab maintenance such as reagent/consumable ordering, organization of common lab reagents, and adherence to lab safety guidelines.
Required qualifications: Qualified applicants will have been recently awarded a Ph.D. degree in the field of molecular microbiology. Must have a year of experience in molecular biology and biochemistry techniques including PCR, cloning, qRT-PCR, SDS-PAGE, and Western Blotting. Must show demonstrated experience in the molecular microbiology field and in mammalian cell culture. Ability to conduct metabolic assays using a Seahorse XH analyzer. Experience with protein translation assays, including ribosome profiling.
Please send your CV and a cover letter to Mark Pellegrino at [email protected] The University of Texas at Arlington is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and actively encourages applications by women and members of minority groups. Employment eligibility is required upon appointment.