Two Postdoctoral Positions - Boston University Medical Campus
Posted on June 12

Two Postdoctoral Associate positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Ruslan Aphasizhev 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 encompass mitochondrial transcription, mRNA editing, stability and translation, and small RNA biogenesis. Our collaborations extend into structural biology, mass spectrometry, super-resolution microscopy and bioinformatics. For details, see recent publications below. Position #1 requires a strong background in molecular biology and biochemistry, and a record of reputable peer-reviewed publications. Experience in RNA-Seq, ribosome profiling, protein purification or mass spectrometry is desirable. Position #2 is for a bioinformatician interested in joining a state-of-the-art molecular laboratory with emphasis on deep sequencing and interactomics. Starting postdoc salary at BU is $50,000 plus generous employee benefits. More senior applicants will be considered at the level commensurate with experience. Funding will be provided for at least three years. Boston University Medical Campus is located in the vibrant South End area 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 [email protected]

Suematsu et al, Molecular Cell, 2016 (PMID: 26833087); Zhang et al, EMBO J, 2017 (PMID: 28684539); Sement et al, PNAS, 2018 (PMID: 30333188); Mesitov et al, Nature Communications, 2019 (PMID: 30635574).  Aphasizheva et al., Trends in Parasitology, 2020 (PMID: 32191849).