Postdoctoral Fellow - Biochemistry
University of Otago
Dunedin, New Zealand
2d ago

Postdoctoral Fellow - Biochemistry-2101885

SCHOOL OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY

Our Department / Mō te tīma

The Biochemistry Department is a large research and teaching department housed in a well-equipped building. It is part of the University of Otago and located in Dunedin, a culturally vibrant and diverse university city.

The role / Te mahi

We have a Postdoctoral Fellow position available in the lipoprotein metabolism and cardiovascular disease research laboratory to work on a Marsden funded project.

Research in this laboratory is focused on using cell biology and biochemical approaches to characterise proteins involved in lipoprotein metabolism.

Work will include a range of biochemical, cell biology and animal experiments.

Your skills and experience / Kā pūkeka me kā wheako

  • PhD degree in the general area of cell biology and biochemistry.
  • Experience with basic molecular biology techniques such as PCR, DNA transfections and expression analysis.
  • Experience with the purification and characterisation of proteins.
  • Tissue culture experience.
  • Experience with mouse models would be of benefit.
  • Experience with confocal microscopy would be of benefit.
  • Excellent data management and organisation skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Data analysis skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Further details / Pūroko

    This is a full-time, fixed-term (18 month) position.

    You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this position.

    Specific enquiries can be directed to Professor Sally McCormick, Department of Biochemistry via the contact details below.

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