Post-Doctoral Associate - Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Employer
University of Minnesota
Location
Twin Cities, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 05, 2021
Ref
2035186981
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
The UMN has suspended hiring for most positions. However, we will continue hiring for positions critical to the University's mission and operations at this time. Applications are being accepted for this position and you are encouraged to apply. In-person interviews are suspended indefinitely and will be replaced by interviews in a virtual format. Thank you for your continued interest in working at the University of Minnesota.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
Minimum required qualifications include PhD in biochemistry or related discipline, experience with protein analysis.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with mitochondrial metabolism. Some experience handling of lipids and knowledge of lipid metabolism.

About the Job

A postdoctoral scholar is to be hired to carry out studies linked to the goals and objectives of NIH DK1230042-01. Specifically, a position is available to analyze the biochemical properties of LCN2 and its ability to bind mitochondrial phospholipids. Skills to be utilized include recombinant protein purification, lipid binding, fluorescence measurements, mitochondrial metabolism assessment, phosphatidic acid transport.

25% Expression of His-LCN2 and purification.

50% Evaluation of LCN2 phosphatidic acid binding, PA transport, mitochondrial metabolism

25% Preparation and submission of grants and manuscripts

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

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This position will remain open until filled.

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Diversity

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Background Check Information

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About the U of M

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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