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Position: Postdoctoral Scholar
Institution: University of Oregon
Department: Institute of Molecular Biology
Location: Eugene, Oregon, United States
Duties: This postdoctoral scholar position will involve studies of actin cytoskeleton regulation using biochemical, cell biological, structural and/or biophysical techniques. The essential responsibilities will be to design and conduct experiments, interpret data, write manuscripts, write research proposals, deliver research presentations locally and nationally, assist and train other researchers in the laboratory and maintain laboratory equipment. This person will set up biochemical, biophysical, structural and cell biological assays. They will also troubleshoot experiments that are not working, generate reagents, train other lab members, and formulate and address key questions in actin cytoskeletal biology
Requirements: PhD in chemistry, biochemistry, biology or relevant field
   
Text: Department: Institute of Molecular Biology Rank: Postdoctoral Scholar Annual Basis: 12 Month Review of Applications Begins Application review begins June 1, 2022; position will remain open until filled. Special Instructions to Applicants Please include a letter of application, CV, and contact information for three professional references. Department Summary The Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) is a research institute that reports to the Vice President for Research and Innovation. We have 18 labs and approximately 150 employees, including 45 graduate students who train in our labs. We have an administrative structure, which includes accounting, purchasing, personnel, PI support, building management, and three service centers. Our annual budget is about $9.5 million, primarily from federal research and training grants. Position Summary This postdoctoral scholar position will involve studies of actin cytoskeleton regulation using biochemical, cell biological, structural and/or biophysical techniques. The essential responsibilities will be to design and conduct experiments, interpret data, write manuscripts, write research proposals, deliver research presentations locally and nationally, assist and train other researchers in the laboratory and maintain laboratory equipment. This person will set up biochemical, biophysical, structural and cell biological assays. They will also troubleshoot experiments that are not working, generate reagents, train other lab members, and formulate and address key questions in actin cytoskeletal biology. Minimum Requirements PhD in chemistry, biochemistry, biology or relevant field. Professional Competencies Preferred Qualifications University of Oregon students and employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see: https://coronavirus.uoregon.edu/vaccine . The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits . The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112. UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination . In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://clery.uoregon.edu/annual-campus-security-and-fire-safety-report . Advertised: May 16, 2022 Pacific Daylight Time Applications close: Back to search results Apply now Refer a friend
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