Postdoctoral Research Associate-Crystallography
Posting InformationPosition TitlePostdoctoral Research Associate-CrystallographyVacancy IDPDS001762DepartmentPharmacology - 424001Position TypePostdoctoral ScholarSalary RangeSalary based on education and qualificationsFull-time/Part-timeFull TimeIf part-time, hours per weekFTE1.0Proposed Start Date11/01/2017Estimated Duration of Appointment12 MonthsPosting Open Date07/31/2017Posting Close DateOpen Until FilledYesWork LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition Summary
The Roth lab at UNC-Chapel Hill is looking for Postdoctoral fellows in the field of GPCR crystallography. This position will be responsible for purifying and crystallizing membrane proteins and performing duties with a molecular pharmacology focus. Main duties will involve construct design, expression in baculovirus and mammalian expression systems, membrane protein purification, and LCP crystallization. The researcher is expected to carry experiments from molecular biology to a fully refined structure, and complement structural data with biochemical and biophysical assays.Educational Requirements
PhD in the field of Pharmacology or Biochemistry.Qualifications and Experience
Candidates must have a minimum of one year experience in the field of Pharmacology or Biochemistry.
Must be motivated and have a strong background in biochemistry and/or structural biology.
Experience with basic molecular biology, protein expression, purification and biochemical characterization is required.
Experience in either membrane protein biochemistry or macromolecular crystallography will be an added advantage is required.
Experience in molecular pharmacology is preferred.
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.Special Instructions
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