A postdoctoral research position on circadian clocks is open in the lab of Andy LiWang. The project will study circadian clock proteins with the goal of elucidating mechanism. The postdoc will be responsible for the design, execution, and analysis of experiments on oscillating clock reactions using biochemical and biophysical techniques. The successful candidate will conduct independent research in a supportive, collegiate, inclusive, and highly collaborative work environment. An integral part of the job involves mentoring students and coordinating research with both national and international collaborators. (Website: http://faculty.ucmerced.edu/aliwang)
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PhD Experience in protein purification and characterization. Excellent organization, scholarship, writing, presentation, and communication skills. Strong work ethic and attention to detail. Ability to conduct independent research. Keen to learn the conceptual and technical aspects of experimental techniques. Committed to collegiality, teamwork, and lab safety and hygiene.
Internal Number: JPF01171
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UC Merced is the first new American research university built in the 21st century, with a mission of research, teaching and service. The campus opened Sept. 5, 2005, in the San Joaquin Valley. The university is about an hour north of Fresno, two hours south of Sacramento, two hours southeast of San Francisco and the Silicon Valley, and 90 minutes west of Yosemite National Park.