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Post Doctoral Fellow- Physics and Astronomy

Clemson University

July 12, 2018
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Clemson, South Carolina

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Clemson University: College of Science: Physics & Astronomy
Post Doctoral Fellow- Physics and Astronomy

Job location: 118 Kinard Lab

We are pursuing a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow with an interested in combining experimental and modeling approaches to the knowledge of motor protein coordination and regulation mechanisms in cilia and flagella. This multi-disciplinarily, highly collaborative project involves making single molecule measurements of axonemal dyneins acting alone and in teams with optical tweezers and high resolution microscopy techniques. Information technology also requires mathematically and biophysically modeling these results to predict cell-level phenomena.

The ideal candidate has a PhD in Biophysics or a closely related field and practice with in vitro single molecule experiments, protein expression and purification, and some modeling. practice with optical tweezers is highly desirable. Candidates must have strong interpersonal expertise, be proficient in oral and written English, have a publication record commensurate with practice, have a great work ethic and initiative, and the ambition to develop into an independent scientist.

Interested candidates should send an application package by email to Prof. Joshua Alper ( consisting of: a cover letter describing scientific interests, practices and career goals; a detailed CV with publication record; names, addresses and contact information for three references. This position will be opened until filled. To ensure full consideration, please submit materials by 09/30/2017.

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, discapability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.


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One of the country's most selective public research universities, Clemson University serves a uniquely driven and highly accomplished student body. Ranked consistently a top public university by U.S. News and World Report, Clemson is a science- and engineering-oriented college dedicated to teaching, research and service. Founded in 1889, we remain committed both to world-class research and a high quality of life.

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