- University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign
- Urbana, IL, USA
- December 09, 2010
- February 07, 2011
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- Postdoc in Theoretical Biophysics and Nanotechnology
Science jobs from University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign: job description
Applicants are invited to fill a postdoctoral position in theoretical biophysics and nanotechnology at the Department of Physics, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The successful candidate will work with Professor Aksimentiev on a project in one of the following areas: (i) sequencing DNA using a nanopore, (ii) molecular mechanics of DNA replication and repair and (iii) synthetic molecular motors. More details about group can be found here: http://bionano.physics.illinois.edu/.
Required qualifications: Ph.D. in physics, chemistry or related discipline, prior experience in a computer-intense research project, excellent oral- and written-communication skills. Candidates with expertise in particle-based simulations of biomacromolecules, in particular all-atom or coarse-grained molecular dynamics are especially encouraged to apply. The preferred starting date for this position is March 1st, 2011. The salary will commensurate with experience.
The University of Illinois is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and welcomes applications from minority and women candidates.
How to apply:
Applications should be submitted electronically via https://my.physics.illinois.edu/submit/ by selecting the search for Postdoctoral Research Associate (Aksimentiev group). Applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis until the position is filled.
Your application should include:
(1) Cover letter.
(2) Curriculum vita.
(3) Concise statement summarizing your past research experience and current research interests.
(4) List of publications, including papers and preprints with their URLs. For any papers or preprints that are not readily available via the Internet, applicants should upload electronic copies as “supporting documents”.
(5) Applicants should provide contact information for three references from whom letters of recommendation can be requested. References should be prepared to submit their letters of recommendation within three weeks from the request.