The Research Group of Dr. Hamel is seeking a Post Doctoral Scholar to perform collaborative original research pertaining to the conversion of carbon dioxide and plant waste biomass to advanced biofuels, specifically to engineer hydrogen and ethylene gas synthesis from lignin and cellulose by photosynthetic algae and bacteria. The Post Doctoral Scholar will provide supervision and guidance to research technicians and students (e.g., graduate, and undergraduate). The Post Doctoral Scholar may have the opportunity to work remotely within Central Ohio if/when needed to conduct duties such as data analysis, publication and report preparation, and literature survey. This position is for the duration of two years and the starting salary range for this role is $48,000-55,000 annually.
Minimum Education Required
Ph.D. in molecular genetics, microbiology or related field
Experience in microbial culturing and genetics techniques
Prior work and experience with algae and Chlamydomonas growth and genetics
The Department of Molecular Genetics within the College of Arts and Sciences seeks a Post Doctoral Scholar to join our team. The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college and the academic heart of the university. The College hosts 81 majors. With 38 departments, 20+ world-class research centers, and more than 2,000 faculty and staff members, students have the unique opportunity to study with the best artists, scholars, and scientists in their field. The College values diversity and offers a supportive, open, and inclusive community.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.