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. Qualifications: · Ph.D. in Biochemistry,Molecular Biology, Structural Biology, or a related field · Experience withcloning, protein expression, and protein purification methods · 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 skills · 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 activity · Assisting withpreparation of grant proposals, presentations and publications · Actively seekingnew collaborative projects within the department and externally 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 paras...@sdm.rutgers.edu 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.