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Job No. 138989

  • Job Title:
  • Post-doctoral position in Synthetic Biology/Biochemistry/Biotechnology
  • Employer:
  • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport
  • Location:
  • -- , LA
  • Posting Date:
  • 02-Jan-2018
  • Description:
  • A postdoctoral position in synthetic biology is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Eric First in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. The successful candidate will conduct research aimed at incorporating unnatural amino acids into proteins. He/she will design and screen expression libraries to identify protein variants with the desired properties, and will analyze the resulting variants using enzymatic assays and biophysical methods.

    The applicant should have a Ph.D. (within the last 5 years) in Biochemistry, Structural Biology, Synthetic Biology, or a related field. Highly motivated applicants with a strong background in molecular biology, protein purification, and enzyme kinetics are preferred. Experience in protein crystallography is desirable but not required. This is a two year position with a starting salary of $47,476.

    Interested applicants should send a cover letter describing relevant experience, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to Eric First (

    LSUHSC-Shreveport is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

  •  Contact information:
  • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport
  • --, LA 71103
  • United States
  •  Online Application:
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