Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
FLSA status: Exempt
Posting number: 12-07-10-01-0712
Job Status: Open
Earliest Start Date: Immediately
Position Duration: Terminates on unknown date
Position open to: all applicants
Monthly salary: $3,272+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week: 40.00 Flexible from 700AM to 600PM
Location: Austin (main campus)
Hiring department: Chem-PI-Finkelstein
Number of vacancies: 1
General Notes Expertise in single-molecule biophysics, molecular biology, micro- or nanofabrication and microscopy are preferred.
Required Application Materials:
-A Resume is required in order to apply
-A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
-A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.
The following additional materials are also required for consideration: CV and 3 reference letters Instructions for submission of these materials will be provided at the time the online application has been completed.
Purpose of Position Temporary research position. The incumbent will work in interdisciplinary biophysics lab to study mechanisms of genome maintenance.
Essential Functions Perform single-molecule experiments to elucidate mechanisms of DNA maintenance. Prepare research papers and grant applications related to this research. Collaborate with and train graduate and undergraduate students.
Marginal/Incidental functions Other related functions as assigned.
Required qualifications PhD in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Bioengineering, Chemistry, or related field.
Preferred Qualifications Experience in biochemical characterization of proteins, insect cell and mammalian cell protein expression, micro/nano- fabrication, microscopy, and scientific programming and statistical analysis.
Working conditions May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity
Security sensitive; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected.
The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran's status, or sexual orientation. Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, disability accommodations will be provided, as needed.