Postdoctoral Research Associate
The lab of Dr. Joseph (Joe) Glavy at the University of Texas at Tyler, Fisch College of Pharmacy, is recruiting a postdoctoral scholar to join a collaborative research team. The lab's project will focus on characterizing the structures within the nucleus and how they change throughout mitosis in lower eukaryotes (red algae). The work's primary focus is the nuclear pore and includes related structures. Duties will consist of using genome-resolved multi-Omics methods paired with high-resolution imaging. The position is expected to work independently under the general direction of the PI in research activities. He/She will organize, design, and perform experiments utilizing molecular biology, cell imaging, and biochemical techniques. The postdoc will also assess new technology as it develops and suggest/make protocol improvements.
Basic qualifications (required by September 2023)
Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) or enrolled in a Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) program. Doctoral degree in Biology, Pharmacology Microbiology, Computational Biology, Genomics, Systems Biology, or related discipline.
A qualified, successful candidate should be self-motivated and detail-oriented with a strong background in biology and have clear oral and written communication skills. Preferred applicants would be willing to work with and guide students, contribute to grants, and work as a team to help with the lab's day-to-day operations.
Earliest starting date: September 2023
The initial appointment is for one (1) year, renewal is expected if progress is satisfactory, and funds are available.
About The University of Texas at Tyler
The University of Texas at Tyler is part of the prestigious University of Texas System that includes 13 institutions located throughout the state. Founded in 1971, UT Tyler today enrolls 10,000 students and consists of six colleges.
Our beautiful Tyler campus features more than 200 acres nestled along a lake and surrounded by thick pine and oak forests, providing a picturesque location for study and recreation. We also offer instructional sites at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler and in Palestine, Longview, and Houston.
With more than 80 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs offered, UT Tyler provides a wealth of learning opportunities and dynamic programs.
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