Post-Doctoral

Title Postdoctoral Researcher in Natural Product Biosynthesis and Genome Mining
Categories Post-Doctoral
Organization University of Illinois at Chicago
Location Chicago, IL, USA
Website https://eustaquio.lab.uic.edu/
Contact ase@uic.edu
Job Information

START DATE: Flexible and as early as February 2017.

REQUIREMENTS: a PhD in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Chemical Biology or a related discipline by the appointment start date. Successful candidates should have a publication record in microbial natural products research.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: We are looking for a talented and motivated postdoc candidate who would be interested in joining a research group that focuses on studying bacterial metabolite biosynthesis and the application of genome mining for drug discovery.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with microbiology and molecular biology as applied to natural products research; bacterial genome mining for natural products discovery; metabolite analysis, purification and isolation.

SPECIFIC SKILLS INCLUDE: Bacterial cultivation, molecular biology techniques including gene inactivation and expression, metabolite analysis by HPLC and LC/MS, scientific writing, undergraduate and graduate student training.

RESEARCH ENVIRONMENT: Our laboratory is located in the Medical District of the Chicago campus of the University of Illinois, which is situated only about two miles from downtown Chicago in the Little Italy neighborhood. In addition to cultural diversity, our urban setting provides numerous educational and collaborative opportunities within our College and across institutions in the area.

APPOINTMENT: One year appointment with possibility of extension contingent upon satisfactory performance.

CONTACT: Please send your cover letter and CV containing contact information for three references to Professor Alessandra S. Eustaquio at ase@uic.edu. Please include “application for postdoctoral position” in the subject line of your email. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

KEYWORDS: Natural products, biosynthesis, genome mining, microbiology, molecular biology.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 


Title Teaching Postdoc Position
Categories Post-Doctoral
Organization UNC Asheville
Location Asheville, NC
Website https://jobs.unca.edu/postings/2360
Contact awolfe@unca.edu
Job Information

We are pleased to bring to your attention a unique career opportunity for individuals at your institution who recently earned the Ph.D. or are due to complete this degree in fall 2016.  The University of North Carolina Asheville, the designated undergraduate public liberal arts institution of the UNC system, seeks applicants for a position as a Research and Teaching Fellow in our department of chemistry.  This post-doctoral position is part of a new initiative at UNC-Asheville, the GlaxoSmithKline Scholars Program, funded by the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation.  This program is an excellent career development opportunity for Ph.D. chemists who are specifically interested in teaching and research careers at primarily undergraduate institutions.  A central aim of the Scholars Program is to provide academic training within our liberal arts university setting to aspiring faculty members.  The individual in this position will receive mentoring and feedback from a program faculty member in teaching lectures and lab sections and guiding undergraduate researchers in synthetic organic chemistry and/or natural product isolation.  We hope to attract applicants with enthusiasm for undergraduate education and the capability of working with a multidisciplinary team of faculty and undergraduates to further its research goals.  This position is for 12 months with a second year as a renewal option, and has salary and benefits highly competitive for an entry-level post-doctoral position.

 

The position announcement is found at https://jobs.unca.edu/postings/2360 and includes a list of required documents and additional details.  We greatly appreciate your help in directing qualified and interested applicants to this application site.  We will begin review of applications in early November and the position will remain open until filled.

 


Title Teaching Postdoc Position
Categories Post-Doctoral
Organization UNC Asheville
Location Asheville, NC
Website https://jobs.unca.edu/postings/2360
Contact awolfe@unca.edu
Job Information

We are pleased to bring to your attention a unique career opportunity for individuals at your institution who recently earned the Ph.D. or are due to complete this degree in fall 2016.  The University of North Carolina Asheville, the designated undergraduate public liberal arts institution of the UNC system, seeks applicants for a position as a Research and Teaching Fellow in our department of chemistry.  This post-doctoral position is part of a new initiative at UNC-Asheville, the GlaxoSmithKline Scholars Program, funded by the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation.  This program is an excellent career development opportunity for Ph.D. chemists who are specifically interested in teaching and research careers at primarily undergraduate institutions.  A central aim of the Scholars Program is to provide academic training within our liberal arts university setting to aspiring faculty members.  The individual in this position will receive mentoring and feedback from a program faculty member in teaching lectures and lab sections and guiding undergraduate researchers in synthetic organic chemistry and/or natural product isolation.  We hope to attract applicants with enthusiasm for undergraduate education and the capability of working with a multidisciplinary team of faculty and undergraduates to further its research goals.  This position is for 12 months with a second year as a renewal option, and has salary and benefits highly competitive for an entry-level post-doctoral position.

 

The position announcement is found at https://jobs.unca.edu/postings/2360 and includes a list of required documents and additional details.  We greatly appreciate your help in directing qualified and interested applicants to this application site.  We will begin review of applications in early November and the position will remain open until filled.

 


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