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[ccp4bb] Postdoctoral Fellow Position at Rutgers University

Postdoctoral Fellow Position
Parashar laboratory at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine is currently seeking a highly motivated, creative individual with strong interest in the structure-function studies of proteins regulating bacterial signaling.
  • 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
  • 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. Applicants should send a cover letter, a CV, a list of publications, a summary of research experience and interests as well as the names and contact information of three references. The information should be sent via e-mail to parasharvj@gmail.com with the subject line “Postdoctoral Position Applicant”.

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.