Postdoctoral Research Associate

Postdoctoral Research Associate

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is seeking Postdoctoral Research Associate to join the laboratory of Dr. Wei-Lih Lee in the Department of Biology to perform research on the molecular mechanism of mitotic spindle dynamics in budding yeast. This is a fully benefited, full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate position. Initial appointment for one year; reappointment beyond first year is contingent upon availability of funding and job performance. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, culture of yeast and bacteria cells, isolation of DNA, proteins, and organelles from yeast, separation and quantification of DNA and protein using electrophoresis, and Western blotting. A Ph.D. in biology or a related field is required and one year experience with yeast genetics and/or microscopy is preferred. Salary is subject to bargaining unit contract. To apply online, please go to: http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=47528 and submit a cover letter, CV, and contact information for 3 references. Review of applications will begin on April 14th and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.