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Research Assistant Professor [lab of Dr. Valentin V. Rybenkov]


The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Oklahoma is recruiting a Research Assistant Professor (non-tenure accruing) to study mechanism and inhibition of bacterial condensins.

The successful candidate is expected to conduct independent research and participate in laboratory management, student training, writing grant proposals. The applicant should have Ph.D. and a minimum five years of postdoctoral research experience in biochemistry, molecular biology and cell culture techniques. The preference will be given to a candidate with a strong publication record in bacterial chromosome biology. Experience with high-throughput screening, fluorescence microscopy, surface plasmon resonance or Pseudomonas aeruginosa will be a plus.

The salary for this position is commensurate to the qualification of candidates. Application deadline is July 31, 2019, or until a candidate is selected.

Qualified applicants should provide current curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and experience, and the names and addresses of three referees to valya@ou.edu.

Valentin V. Rybenkov, Ph.D.
University of Oklahoma Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
101 Stephenson Parkway Norman, OK 73019

The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

 

Research Assistant Professor [lab of Dr. Helen Zgurskaya]


A full-time Research Assistant Professor position is available immediately in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, at University of Oklahoma, Norman OK.

The successful candidate will perform research in the laboratory of Dr. Helen Zgurskaya.

The position offers an exciting opportunity to be a member of an established group in studies focused on drug discovery, chemical biology and antibiotic resistance in bacteria. The successful candidate will join a large vibrant NIH-funded lab that includes several post-doctoral fellows, research assistants, and students.

The successful candidate will be expected to direct a productive research program in antibiotic resistance and discovery, compete for extramural and intramural funding and expected to participate in undergraduate and graduate student instruction in lab or classroom.

The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in Biochemistry with a focus on microbial biochemistry. A minimum of 5 years of postdoctoral research experience in academic research labs is required. The successful applicant must be able to design, conduct and troubleshoot experiments independently. The candidate will have research background and working experience with both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, protein purification and biochemical analyses, with a consistent productivity shown by several publications as first and corresponding author in highly reputed journals. Ability and experience to collaborate effectively nationally and internationally is required.

Qualified applicants should provide current curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of their references to elenaz@ou.edu

 The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer.