Postdoctoral Fellow in Structural RNA Biology and cryo-EM at Los Alamos National Laboratory

Posted on May 31,

Post-doctoral positions are available in the area of structural RNA biology and cryo-EM. Research areas will focus on RNA and protein biochemistry, sample preparation, solving cryo-EM structures, and image analysis. The position is 2 years (with possible 3rd year extension) with competitive starting salary plus benefits.

Los Alamos National Laboratory:
LANL has an intellectually diverse environment and demands creative, innovative and pioneering solutions. LANL is multidisciplinary with expertise in chemistry, materials science, bioscience, physics, engineering, computer science, social science and many other fields. As a national laboratory, high priority is placed in interdisciplinary studies. Facilities include a large number of supercomputers, high-throughput biochemistry, cryo-EM and next-generation sequencing, as well as many other capabilities. We are located in the mountains of northern New Mexico, near Santa Fe, with close access to skiing, hiking, climbing and mountain biking.

Job requirements:
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in structural biology, biochemistry, or computational chemistry and have experience in protein chemistry, RNA biochemistry, cryo-EM, or crystallography. We are seeking highly motivated and independent candidates that excel structural biology and trouble-shooting. Other useful skills include chemical probing, protein expression, structural modeling and python software development. Approval for US citizen visiting our campus requires 15 days. Approval for foreign national visits requires 35 days. Approval for visits by foreign national citizens of DOE sensitive countries requires 70 days.

Application requirements:
Please send CV to Karissa Sanbonmatsu [email protected] and arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation to [email protected] as pdf files.