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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Posted by: Texas A&M Health Science Center

Posted date: May-20-2015

Location: Houston, TX

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

The Texas A&M Health Science Center Institute of Biosciences and Technology (IBT) is an internationally recognized leader in biomedical and health science research located in the Texas Medical Center in Houston, TX, with existing strengths in Infectious Disease, Epigenetics, Cancer/Stem Cell Biology, and Environmental Health. The Texas A&M Health Science Center is part of Texas A&M University (TAMU).  http://ibt.tamhsc.edu

We are seeking candidates for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position in the laboratory of Dr. Julian G. Hurdle in the Center for Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases. Research in the Hurdle lab focuses on antimicrobial drug discovery, mechanisms of drug action and resistance. Studies will be conducted using techniques appropriate for biochemical, genetic and cellular microbiological systems as they relate to antibiotic drug target studies. The successful candidate will assist the Principle Investigator by organizing and conducting antimicrobial drug target studies (protein purification, biochemical and biophysical characterization; cellular and enzyme based HTS assay development and characterization of hits). Advanced level cloning of bacterial cytoplasmic and membrane proteins, HTS screening instrumentation, data analysis and bioinformatics will be utilized. 
Applicants should have an appropriate doctoral degree. A Ph.D. degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, or related science is preferred. Experience with protein purifications, biophysical and biochemical protein characterization, HTS assay development, molecular biology and bioinformatics is preferred.

Please apply online at 
http://jobs.tamhsc.edu/postings/4690

The Texas A&M Health Science Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer

Job Title Postdoctoral Research Associate
Post Details
Email julian_hurdle(at)yahoo.co.uk
Employer's Website http://
Category
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Drug Discovery
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Houston, TX
Key Words molecular microbiology
Start Date 07/01/2015
Deadline