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Job Summary

A position is available for a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Pharmacology. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research in the field of Adhesion G Protein Coupled Receptors and/or G Protein Signaling. For additional details please see link to the laboratory website: sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/tall-lab/

Responsibilities*

Purify recombinant proteins; perform GPCR/G protein enzymatic analyses; and measure GPCR/G protein effector readouts in cell-based assays, and drug/ligand screening against drug targets.

Required Qualifications*

Ph.D. in Pharmacology/Biochemistry. Relevant graduate level experience in GPCR/G protein signaling is required, but previous postdoctoral experience is unnecessary. Previous record of publication in high-profile journals is required. Extensive biochemical and cell biological experience is required in purifying recombinant proteins, performing GPCR/G protein enzymatic analyses, measuring GPCR/G protein effector readouts in cell-based assays, and drug/ligand screening against drug targets. Expertise in eukaryotic cell culture, molecular biology, and the willingness to work with low amounts of radioisotope chemicals is also required.

Desired Qualifications*

Evidence of presentation(s) at national/international meetings and application or awarding of pre-doctoral fellowship awards is a strong plus.

Background Screening

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Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.