PostDoctoral Fellow 2020-21.Chromosome Architecture(Bell lab)

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Location: Indiana, PENNSYLVANIA
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Title PostDoctoral Fellow 2020-21.Chromosome Architecture(Bell lab)
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Biochemistry
Position Summary

This position will investigate the function and architecture of the Sulfolobus genome. We have recently described the low-resolution structure of the Sulfolobus genome (Takemata et al., Cell, 2019). We will build on those preliminary data to determine the molecular basis of the establishment and maintenance of the compartmentalized genome architecture.

Basic Qualifications

This projects will involve a series of biochemical, genetic and protein structure-based approaches.
We seek collegial, self-motivated, independent, and intellectually curious individuals who, by the time of appointment, should have PhDs in molecular biology, microbial genetics, biochemistry, or a related field. Applicants must have strong bench skills, and familiarity with techniques such as cloning, qPCR, recombinant protein purification, and the bioinformatic analyses of next-gen sequencing data is strongly desirable (though training in these techniques will also be provided as necessary).

Department Contact for Questions

Inquiries can be directed to Steve Bell (

Additional Qualifications

In addition, candidates must have demonstrated written and oral communication skills. Experience working with archaea is helpful but not required

Salary and Rank 45,000
Special Instructions

To apply for the Chromosome architecture position, please submit a letter of application, a CV, a statement of research interests, and the contact information for three references to
Best consideration date is Dec.1, 2020. Exact start date is flexible.

For Best Consideration Date 12/01/2020
Expected Start Date
OAA # 21910-23

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