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[ccp4bb] Fw: Postdoctoral Position at Rutgers University





Postdoctoral Fellow Position

Rutgers School of Dental Medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, is currently seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for Parashar laboratory at Department of Oral Biology. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing in the structure-function studies of proteins regulating bacterial signaling.
 
Qualifications:
·      Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Structural Biology, or a related field
·      Experience with cloning, protein _expression_, and protein purification methods
·      A sound understanding of methods and approaches relating to macromolecular crystallography preferred
·      Ability to plan and carry out research projects independently
·      Ability to work on own initiative and take personal responsibility for delivery of work
·      Excellent problem solving, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
·      A working knowledge of bacterial genetics and computational modeling of protein-ligand interactions preferred
 
Responsibilities include:
·      Performing experiments for cloning, protein _expression_, and purification of proteins for biochemical and structural studies; robotic screens for crystallization; optimizing crystallization conditions; and collecting and analyzing diffraction data.
·      Performing model building and structure refinement.
·      Maintaining laboratory equipment to meet unique needs of the research activity
·      Assisting with preparation of grant proposals, presentations and publications
·      Actively seeking new collaborative projects within the department and externally
 
The Rutgers University Newark campus is well equipped with state-of-the-art equipment for molecular biology, protein purification, and crystallography, including crystallization robot, crystal imaging system, and X-ray generator. Please visit Parashar Laboratory website for more information. For consideration, please apply at Rutgers Job Portal with names of three references (with reference contact information and your relationship to each reference).

Rutgers University is an AA/EEO employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.