Postdoctoral Fellow Position Available, Study Bacterial Alternative Ribosomes, Chicago, Illinois

Postdoctoral fellow position available to study bacterial alternative ribosomes, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

The Yap lab is seeking a postdoctoral fellow (, Job ID 36889) to investigate the molecular basis and functional consequences of customized ribosomes in the context of Staphylococcal infections and antibiotic resistance. The lab is part of the Department of Microbiology-Immunology at the Northwestern University in downtown Chicago.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in Microbiology/Biochemistry/Biophysics (or a closely related field) and should have less than 2 years of postdoctoral experience. The ideal candidates will possess significant experimental training in biochemistry and genetics, as evidenced by at least one first authorship publication in peer-reviewed journals. Previous experience in RNA/ribosome biology, enzymology, and/or structural biology is highly desired.

The stipend level will be commensurate with years of experience according to the NIH guidelines. Start date is negotiable.

Application open until filled.

Please email application and any inquiries directly to Dr. Frances Yap at email: