Postdoctoral Fellow Position

Rutgers School ofDental Medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 
is currentlyseeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for Parashar laboratory at Department 
of Oral Biology. The successfulcandidate will be responsible for performing in 
the structure-function studiesof proteins regulating bacterial signaling. 


·      Ph.D. in Biochemistry,Molecular Biology, Structural Biology, or a 
related field

·      Experience withcloning, protein expression, and protein purification 

·      A soundunderstanding of methods and approaches relating to 
macromolecularcrystallography preferred

·      Ability to plan andcarry out research projects independently

·      Ability to work onown initiative and take personal responsibility for 
delivery of work

·      Excellent problemsolving, interpersonal, communication and presentation 

·      A working knowledgeof bacterial genetics and computational modeling of 
protein-ligand interactionspreferred

Responsibilities include:

·      Performing experimentsfor cloning, protein expression, and purification 
of proteins for biochemicaland structural studies; robotic screens for 
crystallization; optimizingcrystallization conditions; and collecting and 
analyzing diffraction data.

·      Performing modelbuilding and structure refinement.

·      Maintaininglaboratory equipment to meet unique needs of the research 

·      Assisting withpreparation of grant proposals, presentations and 

·      Actively seekingnew collaborative projects within the department and 

The RutgersUniversity Newark campus is well equipped with state-of-the-art 
equipment formolecular biology, protein purification, and crystallography, 
includingcrystallization robot, crystal imaging system, and X-ray generator. 
For consideration, please email curriculumvitae, a summary of research 
experiences & interests, and names of threereferences (with reference contact 
information and your relationship to eachreference) to

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

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