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Post-Doc Research Associate_ Roth Lab
University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
 
 
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Date Posted 05/25/2022
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Postdoctoral-Researcher Other
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Post-Doc Research Associate_ Roth Lab


Posting Information
Posting Details

Department Pharmacology - 424001
Posting Open Date 05/24/2022
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled No
Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar
Position Title Post-Doc Research Associate_ Roth Lab
Vacancy ID PDS003476
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Temporary
Hours per week 40
FTE 1
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range
Proposed Start Date
Estimated Duration of Appointment 12 Months


Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service.
OUR VISION
Our vision is to be the nation’s leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.
OUR MISSION
Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.
Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.
Education: We will prepare tomorrow’s health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.
Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.
Position Summary
The Roth lab at UNC-Chapel Hill is looking for Postdoctoral fellows in the field of GPCR structural biology. This position ideally requires someone with experience in purifying and crystallizing membrane proteins and would ideally also be complemented by an additional background in molecular pharmacology. Main duties will involve construct design, expression in baculovirus and mammalian expression systems, membrane protein purification, LCP crystallization and data collection and processing using CryoEM. The researcher is expected to carry experiments from molecular biology to a fully refined structure, and complement structural data with biochemical and biophysical assays.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
PhD in the field of Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Structural Biology or a related field.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Must be motivated and have a strong background in biochemistry and/or structural biology. Experience with basic molecular biology, protein expression, purification and biochemical characterization is required.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Prior experience in either membrane protein biochemistry or macromolecular crystallography will be an added advantage.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Special Instructions
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Quick Link https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/231272


Posting Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Eileen McElhinney, HR Consultant
Department Contact Telephone or Email eileen_mcelhinney@med.unc.edu
Postdoctoral Affairs Contact Information
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919) 966-3576 or send an email to equalopportunity@unc.edu.

Please note: The Equal Employment Opportunity office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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