We are seeking one highly motivated postdoctoral researcher to join Dr. Chia-Hsueh Lee’s lab at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Successful candidates will lead research projects focusing on structural mechanisms of neuronal membrane proteins. We use cryo-EM and biochemical/biophysical approaches to study the function of membrane proteins (Lee and MacKinnon, Science 2018; Lee and MacKinnon, Cell 2017). The lab has frequent access to the state-of-the-art cryoEM facility in St. Jude, which houses a 300kV Titan Krios and a 200 kV Talos Arctica electron microscope, both equipped with a K3 detector and energy filter.
The ideal candidate should have: (1) a PhD degree in biochemistry, structural Biology, Biophysics or related fields. (2) project management and scientific writing experience. (3) good communication skills and a collaborative attitude. Additional expertise in structural biology (single particle cryo-EM or X-ray crystallography) would be a plus, but not required.
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