Postdoctoral Fellowship – Protein Expression and Modification Division - Ipswich, MA | Biospace
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Postdoctoral Fellowship – Protein Expression and Modification Division

New England Biolabs, Inc.

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Location:
Ipswich, MA
Posted Date:
5/19/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Salary:
Required Education:
Doctorate/PhD
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Postdoctoral, Protein,

Job Description


The Protein Expression and Modification Division invites applications for the position of postdoctoral fellow addressing mechanisms of bacterial horizontal genetic exchange. The role of non-homologous recombination processes in gene acquisition is the principal focus.

Primary responsibilities:

•   Participate in generating testable models for DNA processing events obtained with an existing experimental system
•   Engineer strains of E. coli and other bacterial genera to enable model tests
•   Carry out tests using genetic analysis, sequencing, and potentially in vitro validation
•   Present results internally and externally
•   Publish in high quality peer-reviewed journals

Requirements


•   Recent Ph.D. in Genetics, Microbiology, Molecular biology, or a related field
•   Strong background in microbial molecular genetics or microbial population genetic analysis
•   Publication of original scientific work in high-quality journals
•   Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

•   Experience in genome manipulation in model microorganisms
•   Experience in a facility with DNA sequence analysis

This position offers exciting opportunities for broad research training, collaboration with academic institutions, publishing in peer-reviewed journals and participation in national and international conferences.