Postdoctoral position at Emory University

The Finzi-Dunlap lab (http://www.physics.emory.edu/faculty/finzi/) and the C-Trap facility at Emory University seek a motivated experimentalist to study transcriptional regulation, and coordinate the use of the new NSF/Emory-sponsored C-Trap instrument from Lumicks, which integrates optical tweezers, 3-color single-molecule fluorescence detection, and microfluidics. The position is a unique opportunity to do cutting edge research on transcription and collaborate with a variety of exceptional investigators from basic and medical science departments across Emory. More information about the lab, and links to publications, can be found at: http://www.physics.emory.edu/faculty/finzi/.

Required qualifications:

• Ph.D. in biophysics, physics, chemistry, engineering, biochemistry, or a related field.
• Fluent English (spoken and written).
• Self-motivated with a strong work ethic.
• Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.

Additional Desirable Qualifications:

• Proficiency with optical instrumentation.

• Proficiency with MatLab or Labview programming.

• Proficiency in data analysis.

• Prior single molecule experience.

• Proficiency with routine molecular biology and/or biochemistry.

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, the names and email addresses of three references, as well as a brief statement on how their experience and goals relate to our work to lfinzi@emory.edu.

Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer in Atlanta, GA, USA. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

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