Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  1446

One postdoctoral position is available in the area of bioinorganic chemistry. 


The successful candidate conduct experiments in the laboratory; will collect and analyze spectroscopic and kinetic data; will over-express and purify recombinant metalloenzymes. The metalloenzymes will be characterized using SDS-PAGE, steady-state kinetics, metal analyses (ICP,AA), CD spectropolarimetry, and MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry. Rapid-freeze quench EPR, DEER, and EXAFS studies will be conducted on the resulting enzymes. The successful candidate will work with undergraduate and graduate students in the collaborative research labs of Michael Crowder and David Tierney.

Minimum Qualifications

Successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry, or related field. Candidate must have experience in protein over-expression, purification, and characterization. Successful candidate must be able to work as a member of a research team and be an effective mentor of undergraduate and graduate students. Lastly, the successful candidate must have excellent oral and written English skills and will assist in the writing of manuscripts and grant proposals.

Preferred Qualifications

Successful candidate would have experience in enzyme kinetics (steady-state, stopped-flow, and rapid freeze quench, data analysis), site-directed mutagenesis, and biophysical (EPR, NMR, EXAFS, UV-Vis, ICP, etc.) methods.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Arrange to have three (3) letters of recommendation sent to Penny Mannix at

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Employment Type:Post-Doc and Graduate Assistants
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Post - Doctorate
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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