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Postdoctoral Associate, Biological Sciences
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Feb. 23, 2022
Title Postdoctoral Associate, Biological Sciences
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Biological Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Biology - General

Position Summary
Two NSF-funded postdoctoral positions are available to study cell wall biogenesis and the targeting of cell wall glycoproteins for incorporation into the cell wall in the model filamentous fungus Neurospora crassa. The positions are for research in the laboratory of Dr. Stephen Free. The research project focuses on the question of how fungi are able to distinguish between cell wall glycoproteins and glycoproteins that are secreted into the environment.

The postdoctoral researchers will be expected to: Work independently and collaboratively on aspects of the research project.
Help write research manuscripts and to mentor undergraduate students.

Outstanding Benefits Package
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About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

Minimum Qualifications
Applicants must have a PhD in an appropriate biological field of study

Preferred Qualifications
Candidates with expertise in aspects of glycobiology, cell biology, molecular genetics, biochemistry, and fluorescence microscopy are encouraged to apply.

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