Postdoctoral Fellow in Marine Microbiology and Genomics

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Position Title Postdoctoral Fellow in Marine Microbiology and Genomics Vacancy ID PDS002235 Department Marine Sciences - 318800 Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar Posting Details

Salary Range $48000 Full-time/Part-time Full Time If part-time, hours per week FTE 1.0 Proposed Start Date 04/01/2019 Estimated Duration of Appointment 24 Months Posting Open Date 11/30/2018 Posting Close Date 03/14/2019 Open Until Filled No Work Location Chapel Hill, NC Position Summary

The post-doc will be expected to work as part of a team on an NSF-funded project investigating the role and importance of proteorhodopsin in diatoms from polar and temperate regions. The project will combine molecular, biochemical and physiological measurements in laboratory cultures and natural diatom communities.

Educational Requirements

A Ph.D. in marine sciences, molecular biology, biochemistry, microbiology, or a related field is preferred.

Qualifications and Experience

Desired skills include proficiency in the following techniques: cloning into expression vectors, protein expression and purification, protein biochemistry (protein gels/western blots), fluorescence microscopy (specifically immunofluorescence) and/or the ability to analyze large sequence datasets such as those for transcriptomics.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Research Statement
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    Posted: 1/22/2019
    Application Due: 3/14/2019
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