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Postdoctoral Associates

Posted by: University of Minnesota

Posted date: Mar-31-2017

Location: Minneapolis

Postdoctoral Associates
Several postdoc positions are available immediately in the Mashek laboratory within the Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics at University of Minnesota. Applications are welcomed from highly motivated individuals to work on numerous projects involving autophagy, lipid droplet biology and novel cell signaling networks governing energy metabolism. Additional projects involving animal models will study how altering lipid droplet metabolism and signaling influences NAFLD, Type 2 Diabetes and lifespan.
·    PhD (within the last 3 years) in biochemistry, cell biology, physiology or related field
·    Strong record of publications in peer-reviewed journals
·    Experience in microscopy, basic cell biology and biochemical techniques or animal metabolic phenotyping
·    Have excellent oral and written skills
·    Be passionate about science!

The University of Minnesota is one of the largest universities in the US, and is one of the most prestigious public research universities in the world. The campus is located in the Twin Cities, which is consistently ranked by numerous indices as one of the top places to live in the US. The Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics currently ranks 5th nationally in NIH-funded grants/research expenditures and provides an excellent training environment.

For more information on the laboratory please visit https://masheklab.dl.umn.edu/. To apply, please email a cover letter and CV to Dr. Douglas Mashek at dmashek(at)umn.edu
Job Title Postdoctoral Associates
Post Details
Email masheklb(at)umn.edu
Employer's Website masheklab.dl.umn.edu
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Cell Biology
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Minneapolis
Key Words postdoc, autophagy, cell signaling, microscopy
Start Date 05/01/17