Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology

University at Buffalo

United States


Position Summary

Successful candidate will design and perform biochemical experiments and bioinformatic analysis towards understanding a novel type of RNA editing in the protozoan parasite, Trypanosoma brucei. Techniques include cell culture and generation of transgenic lines, co-immunoprecipitation, RNA immunoprecipitation, qRT-PCR, in vitro protein-RNA interactions, analysis of high throughput sequences using R. Candidate will meet with PI on a weekly basis (or more frequently if needed) to discuss data and future plans. Candidate will present data at lab meetings and in both poster and oral formats at local and national meetings, and will write and submit manuscripts. Candidate is also expected to participate in training laboratory personnel.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in biochemistry, microbiology, or equivalent. Must be proficient in basic biochemical and molecular biological techniques. Must be able to work independently and in a group, troubleshoot and develop experimental procedures, and think creatively with regard to data interpretation.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with R coding and utilization preferred.

Salary Range

$35,000 - $49,000


Downtown Campus

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

Contact Information

Laurie Read, Phd



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