Rowan University is a public comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 16,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven colleges and five schools: the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked third among public institutions in the North by U.S. News & World Report.
Two NIH-funded postdoctoral positions are available at the Rowan University, Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience.
We are looking for highly motivated postdoctoral fellows to study molecular mechanisms of the Ribosome-associated/co-translational Protein Quality Control using budding yeast as a model organism (Shcherbik et al, Nucleic Acids Res. 2016 Aug 19; 44(14): 6840-52).
Positions require a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Molecular Biology or a related field. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in yeast cell biology and/or biochemistry. The candidate must have strong publication record, written and verbal communication skills, sound analytical and organizational skills, and ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.
The successful candidate will join an interactive environment with multiple laboratories investigating important questions in molecular/cellular biology utilizing yeast, worm and mammalian systems. The University offers state of the art facilities including Mass Spectroscopy and Next Generation sequencing.
The laboratory is housed on the Rowan University Osteopathic Medical Campus (formally the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey) located in Stratford, a suburban south New Jersey community within easy commute by train or car to Center City Philadelphia. This location combines and affordable living environment with the opportunity to collaborate with scientists at the University of Pennsylvania, Thomas Jefferson University, Temple University, Drexel University and the Fox Chase Cancer Center. To apply, please send a single pdf file, consisting of a one-page motivation letter, CV, publication list and the names and contact information of three references to Natalia Shcherbik at: email@example.com or visit http://rowanuniversity.hodesiq.com/jobs
Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Molecular Biology or a related field. Knowledge of basic biomedical research laboratory in related discipline of science. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in yeast cell biology and/or biochemistry.
Familiarity with Macintosh and PC based computer applications. Good interpersonal and communication skills. Excellent verbal, writing, and organizational skills. Needs to be a good team player.
Please be advised that some positions are subject to the residency requirements of the NJ First Act (N.J.S.A. 52:14-7, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any person hired into identified positions shall either have their principal residence in New Jersey or they have one year from the date of employment to establish, and then maintain, principal residence in the State of New Jersey. The law also provides that any person may petition a State committee for an exemption from the requirements based on critical need or hardship.
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