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Postdoctoral Research Associate - Evolutionary Mitochondrial Biology
Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa
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Date Posted August 23, 2019
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Faculty Position Information:

Position Title:

Postdoctoral Research Associate - Evolutionary Mitochondrial Biology

Appointment Type:

Post Doc/Trainee

Job Description:

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

The Dennis Lavrov laboratory in the department of Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology at Iowa State University is seeking qualified candidates for Postdoctoral Research Associate

The Postdoctoral Research Associate will join an international team of researchers on a project "Enhancing mitochondrial DNA fidelity to improve mammalian lifespan and healthspan" funded by the Human Frontiers Science Program. The position will be primary responsibility for a comparative analysis of mitochondrial protein and mitochondrial DNA evolution in various groups of animals, but particularly anthozoan cnidarians.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

PhD obtained prior to appointment date.
Preferred Qualifications:

PhD degree in biology.

Prior research experience with phylogenetic analysis, ancestral protein reconstruction, and/or adaptive protein evolution.

Knowledge of Mitochondrial and/or Anthozoan Biology.

Experience with molecular biology techniques including PCR and sequencing, as well as overexpression and purification of proteins.

Ability to work independently.

Excellent communication skills both written and oral.

Candidates should eligible for employment in the US, and prepared to commit to 2 years of full-time research.

Department/Program & College Description:

Department Unit/Website:

Proposed Start Date:

September 16, 2019

Proposed End Date or Length of Term:

September 15, 2020

Number of Months Employed Per Year:

12 Month Work Period

Time Type:

Full time

Pay Grade:

Post Docs

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae

2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three References

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.


Original Posting Date:

August 22, 2019

For consideration, submit application before:

August 30, 2019

Job Requisition Number:


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