Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Oregon, Institute of Molecular Biology

Eugene, OR

Job posting number: #7081692

Posted: July 28, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Nolen laboratory at the University of Oregon ( seeks a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher to join our lab full time on a flexible start date. Our interest is in understanding the molecular basis for the regulation of the actin cytoskeleton. We apply a broad range of techniques to understand the structure-function relationships of actin regulatory proteins and how their molecular mechanisms dictate cellular function.

Approaches used include (but are not limited to) single molecule TIRF microscopy and ensemble biochemical methods, x-ray crystallography, yeast genetics and live cell imaging, structure-function analyses, protein engineering, mathematical modeling and biochemical reconstitution of actin assembly.

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in biochemistry, biophysics, structural or cellular biology or a related field, a published record of accomplishment, and good written and oral communication skills.

Eugene, Oregon is an ideal place to work and live, and is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. In addition to a mild climate with access to the ocean and mountains, Eugene has bike-friendly streets and a strong community feel. The University of Oregon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

To apply, please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to The position will remain open until filled.

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