Postdoctoral Research Associate - S. Krupenko Lab

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Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA

Posting Information

Position Title Postdoctoral Research Associate - S. Krupenko Lab
Vacancy ID PDS002796
Department Nutrition Research Institute - 633300
Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar

Salary Range Dependent on Qualifications (in line with NIH scale)
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
If part-time, hours per week
FTE 1.0
Proposed Start Date
Estimated Duration of Appointment 12 Months
Posting Open Date 07/13/2020
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Work Location Kannapolis, NC
Position Summary

Please note that this position is located on the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis, NC, approximately 2 hours from Chapel Hill.

The Sergey Krupenko Lab at the Nutrition Research Institute is seeking two energetic and talented postdoctoral researchers to study the function of folate enzymes ALDH1L1 and ALDH1L2 in cellular metabolism and their association with human diseases. The projects will utilize cell culture and mouse models to answer questions about the role of folate metabolizing enzymes and dietary folate in liver and brain function, tumorigenesis, cancer progression, and metastasis. The postdoc will study the role of ALDH1L1 and ALDH1L2 enzymes in the regulation of cellular metabolism and association of these proteins with human diseases.

Educational Requirements

PhD in biochemistry or other relevant field.

Qualifications and Experience

Experience with protein expression & purification and modern cell biology techniques.

Experience with mouse studies.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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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