|Employer||University of Minnesota|
|Job type||Full Time|
The Noireaux lab (http://www.noireauxlab.org/) at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA is seeking a candidate for a postdoc position in the field of cell-free synthetic biology and synthetic cell systems. The candidate will work on collaborative projects within the Noireaux lab. More specifically, the candidate will work on building synthetic cell systems using cell-free gene expression as experimental platform. In addition to cell-free gene expression, the work includes molecular biology (cloning), data acquisition (plate reader, fluorescence microscopy, liquid handling robot, quartz crystal microbalance with dissipation), data analysis.
Primary duties include the following.
80% Experiments in building synthetic cell systems
Maintaining familiarity with cutting edge results and methods.
Reading relevant papers.
20% Communicating research to the broader community
Writing papers and submitting them for publication in scientific journals.
Presenting results at conferences (both domestic and international).
Other duties of a similar scope as assigned.
A Ph.D. biochemistry, bioengineering or a related field is required by the beginning date of the appointment. Specific research areas of study include cell-free gene expression, synthetic cell systems
PhD in biochemistry, or molecular biology or bioengineering. Knowledge in basic biology techniques (PCR, plasmid amplification...).
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