Post-Doc Research Associate

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 31 May 2023

Posting Information
Posting Details

Department Biology - 318200
Posting Open Date 03/27/2023
Application Deadline 05/31/2023
Open Until Filled No
Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar
Position Title Post-Doc Research Associate
Vacancy ID PDS003780
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Temporary
Hours per week 40
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range $47,476 - $56,880/year
Proposed Start Date 07/01/2023
Estimated Duration of Appointment 12 Months

Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The Department of Biology at UNC-Chapel Hill is dedicated to the discovery and dissemination of new and existing knowledge in the broad discipline of Biology by maintaining a high-quality faculty who integrate cutting-edge research and student-focused teaching.
We are one of the largest academic departments in the College of Arts and Sciences. We have over 2,800 majors and we enroll over 5,000 undergraduate students in our classes each year. Our average total annual expenditures exceed $24 million, with nearly half of that coming from grant sponsored research. The department is composed of 50 tenure-track faculty, 10 teaching faculty, 8 research faculty, and numerous active adjunct and emeritus faculty. We currently have 50 graduate students, 40 post-docs and employ approximately 60 additional graduate and undergraduate students from across the university to assist in our teaching and research missions. Our mission is supported by an administrative and technical staff of 20, with an additional 20 staff directly supporting research.
The current focuses of the Stafford lab are vitamin K-dependent carboxylation and blood coagulation.
Position Summary
A postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Biology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This position will focus on understanding the biological functions of proteins and enzymes that control blood coagulation and vascular calcification using basic approaches of molecular biology, protein biochemistry, and cell biology.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
A recently completed doctoral degree in the fields of biochemistry, molecular biology, and/or cell biology
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Experience in molecular cloning, protein expression, and mammalian cell culture
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Applicants with a strong publication record are encouraged to apply.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Special Instructions
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Posting Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Jianke Tie, Research Associate Professor
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