Postdoctoral Associate (RNA Metabolism Research)

University of Miami

Miami, FL

Job posting number: #7062647 (Ref:R100032571)

Posted: December 9, 2019

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Associate. This position will be based in Dr. Murray Deutscher's laboratory which focuses on RNA metabolism in bacteria with particular emphasis on the ribonucleases that carry out these reactions. The Postdoctoral Associate will continue studies on the role of REP sequences and other stem-loop structures in regulating translation by the mechanism of trans-translation.

Minimum Qualifications

The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows: Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or a life science field of study.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

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The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law.

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