Applications are invited for consideration to the following position


Cell Biology

Budget Title:

Postdoctoral Associate

Salary Range:

(Based Upon Experience)

$45,000 - $50,000

Descriptive Title:

Postdoctoral Associate

Monday - Friday 9am through 5pm / 37.5 hours per week



Description of Duties:

- Design/purification of expression and transcription vectors. Purification of eukaryotic ribosomes, tRNA, native and recombinant translation factors and other proteins involved in ribosome-associated processes. - Assay the activities and interactions of individual components in in-vitro reconstituted steps of the eukaryotic translation process and associated quality control processes. - Preparation of data for presentation and publication; reading relevant scientific literature.


REQUIRED: 1) Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in Molecular Biology or Biochemistry w/ experience in protein purification and analysis of protein structure/function. 2) Practical experience in a research setting (a) biochemistry (purification of native/recombinant proteins, functional analysis of proteins and RNA-protein complexes and (b) molecular biology (plasmid manipulation, recombinant protein expression). PREFERRED: Experience in investigating aspects of eukaryotic translation and associated quality control processes.

Persons interested should mail their resume and a letter of introduction to:

Dr.   Christopher Hellen

450 Clarkson Avenue

M.S.C.  44

Brooklyn, NY 11203

Additional Information:

Closing Date for Receipt of Applications: Open Until Filled

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