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Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas
 
 
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Date Posted 03/31/2021
Category
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Department:
SOM KC Biochemistry

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Biochemistry
Position Title:
Postdoctoral Fellow
Job Family Group:
Professional Staff
Job Description Summary:
Postdoctoral scholars at the University of Kansas Medical Center are individuals who have received their terminal degree and who have opted to pursue further training in a postdoctoral appointment. Postdoctoral scholarship is a time-limited appointment, the primary purpose of which is to provide research and/or scholarly training for an academic or research career. A postdoctoral scholar at KUMC is expected to: Participate in a full-time regimen of advanced training and research, train under the supervision of a faculty research mentor who will provide the opportunity for collaborative and independent research, as well promote publication of findings and preparation of research grants as determined by a mutual agreement between the postdoctoral scholar and the mentor, participate in relevant academic activities related to the preparation for a career in research or academia, participate in the University’s Individual Development Plan policy for postdoctoral scholars, have a PhD or equivalent terminal degree (such as MD, DVM, PsyD, PharmD, etc.), and candidates should have strong English skills and demonstrate an ability to write and communicate with a scientific audience. Candidates must be able to independently plan, multi-task and complete projects. Ideally, the fellow will be expected to design and execute experiments, analyze data, write and prepare independent grant applications and manuscripts for scientific publications, and supervise graduate students.
Job Description:

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral researcher position in the Swint-Kruse lab at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Depending upon the candidate’s interests, the work will focus on either (i) the evolution of protein function/stability or (ii) transcription regulation of central metabolism in gamma-proteobacteria.  Both projects utilize biochemical, biophysical, and bioinformatic approaches.

Candidates must (i) have obtained a Ph.D. degree within the past three years, (ii) have demonstrated experience in biochemical, molecular biology, or related techniques, (iii) be highly organized, and (iv) demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills.  

Job duties include: 

  • Generate protein variants with molecular biology
  • Express and purify a variety of proteins, including transcription repressors
  • Perform biophysical and biochemical assays to assess protein stability, oligomerization state, and function 
  • Manuscript and grant preparation 


Required Documents:
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter

Employee Type:
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)
Time Type:
Full time
Pay Rate Type:
Salary
Pay Grade:
PDF
Pay Range:

Minimum

47476

Midpoint

65352

Maximum

79356

Department:
SOM KC Biochemistry

-----

Biochemistry
Position Title:
Postdoctoral Fellow
Job Family Group:
Professional Staff
Job Description Summary:
Postdoctoral scholars at the University of Kansas Medical Center are individuals who have received their terminal degree and who have opted to pursue further training in a postdoctoral appointment. Postdoctoral scholarship is a time-limited appointment, the primary purpose of which is to provide research and/or scholarly training for an academic or research career. A postdoctoral scholar at KUMC is expected to: Participate in a full-time regimen of advanced training and research, train under the supervision of a faculty research mentor who will provide the opportunity for collaborative and independent research, as well promote publication of findings and preparation of research grants as determined by a mutual agreement between the postdoctoral scholar and the mentor, participate in relevant academic activities related to the preparation for a career in research or academia, participate in the University’s Individual Development Plan policy for postdoctoral scholars, have a PhD or equivalent terminal degree (such as MD, DVM, PsyD, PharmD, etc.), and candidates should have strong English skills and demonstrate an ability to write and communicate with a scientific audience. Candidates must be able to independently plan, multi-task and complete projects. Ideally, the fellow will be expected to design and execute experiments, analyze data, write and prepare independent grant applications and manuscripts for scientific publications, and supervise graduate students.
Job Description:

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral researcher position in the Swint-Kruse lab at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Depending upon the candidate’s interests, the work will focus on either (i) the evolution of protein function/stability or (ii) transcription regulation of central metabolism in gamma-proteobacteria.  Both projects utilize biochemical, biophysical, and bioinformatic approaches.

Candidates must (i) have obtained a Ph.D. degree within the past three years, (ii) have demonstrated experience in biochemical, molecular biology, or related techniques, (iii) be highly organized, and (iv) demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills.  

Job duties include: 

  • Generate protein variants with molecular biology
  • Express and purify a variety of proteins, including transcription repressors
  • Perform biophysical and biochemical assays to assess protein stability, oligomerization state, and function 
  • Manuscript and grant preparation 


Required Documents:
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter

Employee Type:
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)
Time Type:
Full time
Pay Rate Type:
Salary
Pay Grade:
PDF
Pay Range:

Minimum

47476

Midpoint

65352

Maximum

79356
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