Postdoctoral position at Emory University

The Finzi-Dunlap lab ( 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:

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

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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