Penn State University
- College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
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- open until filled
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- Penn State College of Medicine
- Cellullar and Molecular Physiology
The laboratory of Dr. Kenneth Lee seeks applications for a postdoctoral position applying interdisciplinary approaches to study the structure and mechanism of macromolecular devices in biological membranes connected to human disease. We are seeking highly motivated individuals with a PhD or MD/PhD degree in the fields of biochemistry, biophysics, neuroscience and molecular cell biology. Required is a track-record of productivity. Candidates are expected to have a strong work ethic, excellent organizational and communication skills,critical thinking abilities and be capable of thriving in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in structural biology, molecular biology and protein purification. Expertise in membrane protein biochemistry, single-particle cryo-EM and/or X-ray crystallography is preferred but not required. The successful candidate will join a vibrant community of scientists and health professionals and will have on-site access to superb resources including a newly established state-of-the-art cryo-EM facility housing a 300 kV Titan Krios G3i cryo-TEM equipped with a Volta phase plate, Gatan BioQuantum energy filter and K3 direct electron detector. Penn State College of Medicine is an outstanding environment for researchers investigating molecular mechanisms of disease and has a Postdoctoral Affairs Office that provides exceptional infrastructure for training and career development. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV and contact information of three references.
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