Postdoctoral Research Associate

Structural Biology
Faculty Member
Eric Enemark


A post-doctoral position in Structural Biology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is available for highly motivated applicants to study the structure and function of helicase proteins and their mechanism of action on nucleic acids. This position is available for applicants with a strong interest structural biology.  Applicants should have recent PhD experience in biochemistry, crystallography, or a related field.


For representative publications, see:


M. Miller*, B. T. Arachea*, L. B. Epling, E. J. Enemark, “Analysis of the crystal structure of an active MCM hexamer,” Elife 3:e03433 (2014).


A. Froelich*, S. Kang*, L. B. Epling, S. P. Bell#, E. J. Enemark#, “A conserved MCM single-stranded DNA binding element is essential for replication initiation,” Elife 3: e01993 (2014).


Epling LB*, Grace CR*, Lowe BR*, Partridge JF#, Enemark EJ#. “Cancer-Associated Mutants of RNA Helicase DDX3X Are Defective in RNA-Stimulated ATP Hydrolysis,” J Mol Biol. (2015).


The Structural Biology Department at St. Jude is highly interactive and has state-of-the-art facilities for structural studies, including shared synchrotron time. To apply, please send a cover letter, CV with list of publications, and 3 references to

Minimum Education

Recent PhD in biochemistry or related field; and experience in either protein crystallography or experience in biochemistry and a keen interest in protein crystallography and structural biology.



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