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|Title||PostDoctoral Fellow 2020-21Bochman Lab|
|Appointment Status||Non-Tenure Track|
|Department||IU Bloomington Biochemistry|
Applicants should be interested in understanding the mechanistic functions of DNA helicases and associated proteins in the maintenance of genome integrity. The Bochman has ongoing projects focusing on: 1) defining the pathways of Fanconi Anemia-independent DNA inter-strand crosslink (ICL) repair, 2) the roles of RecQ and PIF1 family helicases in maintaining telomere length homeostasis, and 3) how post-translational modifications (PTMs) affect PIF1 helicase activities. The lab utilizes a variety of techniques in-house and through ongoing collaborations, including in vitro biochemistry, yeast genetics, next-generation sequencing, mass spectrometry, structural biology, click chemistry, and single-molecule biochemistry.
The postdoctoral researcher will have his/her choice of projects in the three areas listed above, access to hands-on experimental training from Dr. Bochman, his lab, and his collaborators, mentoring for fellowship applications and paper writing, and opportunities to mentor younger researchers.
A PhD in biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, chemistry, or a related life sciences field is required. Experience with protein purification, using yeast as a model organism, in vitro enzymatic assays, and/or molecular cloning is preferred
|Department Contact for Questions||
Inquiries about the position can be directed to Matt Bochman (firstname.lastname@example.org).
|Salary and Rank||45,000|
To apply for this position, please send a letter of application describing your interest, your CV, and the contact information for three references to
|For Best Consideration Date||01/04/2021|
|Expected Start Date||01/05/2021|