The Pruneda Lab is looking for a postdoctoral scholar to lead research projects using molecular and structural biology, protein biochemistry, and cell culture assays. Our lab studies host-pathogen interactions at the molecular level. Specifically, we study mechanisms by which pathogens interfere with host ubiquitin signaling networks to evade immune detection and promote infection.
Contribute to the scientific direction and planning for a project within the lab
Perform experiments involving protein biochemistry, structure, bacteriology, molecular biology, and cell biology techniques
Apply for postdoctoral fellowships and contribute to the preparation of scientific publications
Attend lab meetings, analyze and discuss data, maintain lab notebook
Salary for this position aligns with the NIH Scale .
PhD in relevant area of microbiology, molecular biology or biochemistry
Experience in protein biochemistry, structure, microbiology, or a related field
Proficiency with molecular biology techniques
Previous contribution to scientific publication(s)
Experience with protein biochemistry and structure
Ability to prioritize a variety of projects
Ability to work effectively with the others in a collaborative environment, and able to independently solve problems
Ability to communicate effectively
Willingness to learn new skills
Experience in the ubiquitin field
To apply, submit a CV with a cover letter that addresses the above points and explains your research interests.
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