Postdoctoral Fellow - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States


Detailed Job Description

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care, and service, is seeking applicants for a post-doctoral fellow in the Edward A. Doisy Department of Biochemistry and Molecular. A post-doctoral position is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Frances Yap. Successful candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. degree in biochemistry, microbiology, bioinformatics, or related field from an accredited university, and have a deep interest and demonstrated capability in microbial genetics and biochemistry. The research project will focus on the mechanism by which ribosome undergoes translational stalling in response to ribosomal antibiotics and arrest peptides (for more details, see Davis, Gohara and Yap (2014) Sequence selectivity of macrolide-induced translational attenuation. PNAS. 111(34):15379-15384). A variety of experimental methods will be employed, including deep sequencing, molecular genetics and biophysical and biochemical analyses. NIH standards will be used in setting the pay scale. Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, application and current curriculum vitae to Saint Louis University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages nominations of an application from women and minorities.

Recruiting Range

commensurate with experience  

Keyword Phrases

  • Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Embrace inclusion in diversity
  • Jesuit institution
  • Research University
Employment Type:Post-Doc and Graduate Assistants
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Post - Doctorate
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter