Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate THZ Biomolecular Optics
Posting Number: R1700244
Employer: Research Foundation
Salary Range: $40,000 - $48,000
We are seeking a highly independent and skilled researcher to join our effort to establish THz techniques that characterize protein structural dynamics. The position involves instrumentation development, sample preparation and characterization. Duties will include proposal and publication writing, mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students and management of outreach in close consultation with principal investigator.
PhD in physics, biochemistry or electrical engineering. The successful candidate will be experienced in a number of terahertz spectroscopic techniques and have biomolecular experience. The candidate should have a strong publication record, a record of independent research, experience in supervision of undergraduate students, and excellent communication skills. The individual should have excellent organization and writing skills and will need to write and edit manuscripts and proposals.
Experience in high field THz generation and pump-probe measurements. Additional highly valued but not required qualifications are protein expression and purification, protein crystallization, and molecular dynamics simulation experience.
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