Two Postdoctoral Scholar positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Ruslan Afasizhev at the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Boston University Medical Campus.
Our NIH-funded program focuses on mechanisms of RNA processing in trypanosomes. Current projects cover mitochondrial transcription, mRNA editing, stability and translation, and small RNA biogenesis. Our collaborations extend into structural biology, mass spectrometry, drug design and bioinformatics.
For more details, see recent publications listed below.
For Position #1, the required qualifications include a strong background in molecular biology and biochemistry, and a record of peer-reviewed publications. Experience in RNA-Seq, ribosome profiling, protein purification, mass spectrometry and parasite genetics is desirable.
Position #2 is for a bioinformatician interested in joining a state-of-the-art molecular laboratory with emphasis on deep sequencing and interaction networks.
Starting postdoc salary at BU is $50,000 plus standard employee benefits. Funding will be provided for at least three years. Boston University Medical Campus is in the vibrant South End area of Boston and offers a highly collaborative environment, unlimited networking possibilities in a thriving biomedical community, excellent core facilities and outstanding cultural and recreational opportunities.
To apply, please send a letter of intent, CV and contact information for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Suematsu et al, Molecular Cell, 2016; Zhang et al, EMBO J, 2017; Sement et al, PNAS, 2018; Mesitov et al, Nature Communications, 2019.