Category: Other Academic | Closing Date: Open until filled

Postdoctoral Fellow - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Posted Date: 12/01/2017
Position Number: PSN 53163
Salary Range: Negotiable
Location: LSU Health, Shreveport
Posting closes once position filled

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in a biomedical science field. Candidates with a background in biochemistry or molecular biology are particularly encouraged to apply. English competency is required.


Job Summary:

A postdoctoral position in synthetic biology is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Eric First in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. The selected candidate will conduct research aimed at re-engineering the mRNA translation machinery to use D-amino acids. Applicants with a Ph.D. in Biochemistry or Molecular Biology and strong laboratory skills in molecular biology, protein purification, and enzyme kinetics are preferred. Experience in protein crystallography is desirable but not required.

To Apply:

Please send a CV and contact information of three references to:
Eric A. First, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
1501 Kings Highway
Shreveport, LA 71103
Email: efirst@lsuhsc.edu

LSUHSC – Shreveport is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Benefits:

The LSU Systems Office has provided LSUHSC-Shreveport employees with excellent benefit options designed with you and your dependents in mind. Our Benefits Sectionis available between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, to help answer any questions you might have about these benefits.