Postdoctoral Research Associate (Stafford/Tie)

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Position TitlePostdoctoral Research Associate (Stafford/Tie)Vacancy IDPDS002850DepartmentBiology - 318200Position TypePostdoctoral ScholarSalary Range$47,476 - $50,004Full-time/Part-timeFull TimeIf part-time, hours per weekFTE1Proposed Start Date11/01/2020Estimated Duration of Appointment12 MonthsPosting Open Date08/31/2020Posting Close DateOpen Until FilledYesWork LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition Summary

A post-doctoral position is available in the Stafford/Tie lab in the Department of Biology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Stafford/Tie lab studies enzymes in the vitamin K cycle. We use basic approaches of molecular biology, protein biochemistry, enzyme kinetics, and cell biology to address the structure and function relationships of the vitamin K cycle enzymes. We also use membrane protein complex characterization and genome-wide gene targeting to identify the as-yet-unknown enzymes in the cycle.

Educational Requirements

Applicants are expected to have a PhD in biochemistry, molecular biology, or a related field.

Qualifications and Experience

Highly motivated individuals with a solid background and skills in protein biochemistry and molecular biology are encouraged to apply.

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, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

Interested applicants should send, i) a cover letter briefly describing your previous experience and how your interests might fit into the current focus areas of the lab, ii) a curriculum vitae, and iii) contact information of three references to Jack Tie at: [email protected]

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Department Contact Name and TitleDr. Jianke Tie, Research Associate ProfessorDepartment Contact Telephone or [email protected] Affairs Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919) 966-3576 or send an email to [email protected]

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Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. Do you have a PhD in biochemistry, molecular biology, or a related field?
      • yes
      • no




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    Posted: 9/9/2020
    Application Due: 12/8/2020
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