Postdoctoral Scholar Position - Protein Design and Synthetic Biology
Open date: June 10, 2022
Most recent review date: Tuesday, Jul 12, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of California, Irvine invites applicants for a Postdoctoral Scholar position to join Dr. Han Li's laboratory of Metabolic Engineering and Synthetic Biology. Candidates with the following expertise are welcome to apply: genetically engineering of microbes, protein purification, enzymatic assays, computational protein design, structure- and bioinformatics-guided protein engineering, directed evolution. Good organization, communication, and ability to work in a team setting are essential qualities. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, biology, chemistry, biomedical engineering, or a related field.
The initial appointment will be for a one-year period, with the possibility of an extension depending on performance and availability of funding.
Review of applications will begin on 7/12/2022 and continue until the positions are filled.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least 3 references to our online RECRUIT system at:
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, biology, chemistry, biomedical engineering, or a related field.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
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