The Kim lab is a new lab in the department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Our research focus is to dissect protein mechanisms by obtaining snapshots of the proteins in action, using a powerful technique known as single particle cryo-electron microscopy. We are looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher to spearhead a project that will analyze the structures and functions of various proteins involved in membrane protein targeting pathways. The successful candidate will use molecular biology and biochemical techniques in addition to cryo-EM to understand the mechanisms of proteins that ensure proper localization of membrane proteins in cells.
Description of duties: Perform high-quality original research; Publish research articles; Present research at national and international meetings; Engage with the MSU research community
This is a one year appointment, which can be renewed upon evaluation at the end of the first year.
Doctorate -Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or relat
PhD in molecular biology, biochemistry or related field; Research experience with cloning, protein expression, and protein purification.
Experience working with membrane proteins and lipids; Background in structural biology and protein-protein interaction study is preferred but not required.
Required Application Materials
Cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references.
Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. For more information about the position, please contact Dr. Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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