80% Laboratory-based studies Design, conduct, analyze experiments and report findings to PI or research team.
10% Writing Lead manuscript writing and contribute to grants and reviews.
10% Mentoring Mentor undergraduate students and more junior people in the laboratory.
Summary of Position: Postdoctoral positions are open to study one of the following areas: 1) organelle interactions and compartmentalization of metabolism using advanced microscopy and proteomic approaches, 2) purification and analysis of sirtuin proteins and characterization of small molecule activators of their enzymatic functions, and 3) dietary and genetic mouse models of aging and aging-related disease.
Restrictions: Limited to a period of three years up to five, depending on training needs. The individual may be immediately post-degree or returning for additional training, updating, and retooling. Limited to fields for which post-degree training is necessary for career entry. Post-doctoral associates cannot be appointed on sponsored institutional training grants, sponsored individual fellowship or training awards. Post-doctoral associates are University of Minnesota employees. They are receiving additional training while also performing services for the University, for which they are compensated. Note: These are not positions to which permanent residency can be granted for international appointees.
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
Excellent retirement plans with employer match
Disability and employer paid life insurance
Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
As a Postdoctoral Associate at the University of Minnesota, you are considered to be in an academic professional position governed by academic policies. The link to governing policies is at https://humanresources.umn.edu/sites/humanresources.umn.edu/files/2019_tcd-fpa-75100-ben-0105-10.pdf
Required Qualifications: PhD in biochemistry or related biological field. Must have expertise in one or more of the following depending upon the project: microscopy, protein purification, enzymology, proteomics, mouse husbandry and phenotyping.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience working alone or in teams as well as manuscript writing preferred.
Internal Number: 338036
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