Post-doctoral opportunities in the Merchant Lab

INTERESTED IN A GREAT POST-PH.D. EXPERIENCE WITH MENTORING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT? The Merchant Lab in the University of California Berkeley’s Institute for Quantitative Biosciences seeks to hire a post-doctoral researcher. Mechanism of nutritional Cu signalling. The successful candidate will use reverse genetics, comparative genomics, metal sensors and reporters and biochemistry to understand how Chlamydomonas measures … Continued

Fully-funded postdoctoral position in chloroplast quality control and signaling

We are offering a fully-funded postdoctoral position with a flexible starting date. We are looking for creative, self-motivated candidates who possess • one or more first-author research manuscripts (preprints are accepted); • strong problem-solving, interpersonal and communication skills; • a genuine drive to create an inclusive and diverse workplace. Experience in one or more of … Continued

Eleven post-doctoral positions in Paris

In the framework of a Cofund project funded by the EU and the French labex DYNAMO, the IBPC in Paris is offering 11 two-year post-doctoral positions on i) genetics, genomes and RNA, ii) membrane protein complexes and iii) membrane system dynamics. Two of these positions entail work on microalgae, incl. Chlamydomonas, using molecular biology or … Continued

Postdoctoral Fellow Position in systems biology of photosynthesis

The newly opened Burlacot labat the Carnegie Institution for Science (Stanford) is looking for one postdoc to study the response of Chlamydomonas to light fluctuations. Our lab aims to understand the acclimation of photosynthesis to environmental fluctuations and the dynamics of the molecular mechanisms involved. The questions that our lab aims to address are: How … Continued

Two postdoc positions available in the Jonikas lab

From Martin Jonikas: Dear colleagues, I hope you are well. I’m recruiting 2 postdocs on grant-funded positions to study the pyrenoid, a mysterious phase-separated organelle that mediates a third of global CO2 fixation and that we aim to engineer into crops to dramatically increase yields. We have spearheaded the molecular characterization of the pyrenoid, defined its … Continued

Postdoc Position working on pyrenoid structure and CO2 fixation in Chlamydomonas

Please see: The Mackinder Lab is looking to recruit a highly motivated, creative and talented postdoc to perform a pivotal role on a BBSRC/NSF funded project in the Department of Biology, University of York. The project titled: “Engineering an algal pyrenoid into higher plants to enhance yields” is an international collaboration involving the University … Continued

Postdoc position available in the Spetea Lab at University of Gothenburg

The group of Cornelia Spetea offers one postdoc position in plant molecular biology, specializing in photosynthesis of microalgae. Project description The green unicellular alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii has been long used as a model organism for studying photosynthesis and chloroplast biology, but its chloroplast ion transportome is largely unexplored. The purpose of this project is to gain knowledge about Chlamydomonas ion transport proteins that are … Continued

Faculty member position at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is seeking a new Principal Investigator faculty position at the Assistant or Associate ranks. The Danforth Center believes that a diverse workforce strengthens and enriches our community, and ultimately yields the best science. We are building this world class team of scientists by specifically recruiting individuals with diverse backgrounds … Continued

PhD position for creating novel biocatalysts for H2 production in the Happe group

The work group Photobiotechnology at the Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, is looking for a motivated doctoral candidate (m/f/d) for a project focusing on protein engineering and metalloenzyme catalysis of algal proteins. The three-year PhD project will integrate biochemistry, chemistry and biotechnology and aims at designing and characterizing novel biological catalysts for the sustainable production of … Continued