Postdoc position available in the George Witman lab at UMass Medical School

An NIH-funded postdoctoral position currently is available in the Witman lab.  We study cilia and flagella (terms here used interchangeably) to understand how they are assembled and function and why defects in specific ciliary proteins cause human diseases.  Most of our research utilizes Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, which has major advantages for studies of flagella; we also … Continued

Postdoc position available in the Jonikas lab at Princeton University

Photosynthetic organisms, our planet’s greatest chemists, form the foundations for human health by providing us with food, fuel, materials and drugs. Yet, our understanding of these organisms is in its infancy. The Jonikas laboratory aims to enable advances in sustainability by developing transformative tools and resources for photosynthetic organisms. We currently seek an outstanding postdoctoral … Continued

Postdoc position available in the Onishi lab at Duke University The Onishi lab ( in the Duke University Department of Biology (Durham, North Carolina, USA) is looking for a Postdoctoral Researcher to join our team to work on a project to investigate the fundamental core mechanisms of eukaryotic cytokinesis and their evolution.  Our current primary model for this work is the green alga Chlamydomonas … Continued

Postdoctoral positions in the Umen and Zhang laboratories at Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

We seek applicants for two postdoctoral positions to work on a collaborative DOE funded project. Applicants may apply to either or both positions through the indicated links. Umen Laboratory The Umen laboratory ( is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral scientist to work as part of a small team on a three-year DOE funded project investigating … Continued

PhD, postdoc & bioinformatician positions in plant epigenetics are available for in the group of Iva Mozgová, Biology Centre CAS, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic

Start date: August 2019 or based on agreement Application deadline: March 31st We are a newly established research group interested in the function and evolution of the Polycomb Repressive Complexes (PRC) in the green lineage. The successful candidates will join projects that combine methodical approaches of epigenetics, molecular biology, genetics and physiology. We are in … Continued

Available PhD student position on Microalgal Carbon and Lipid Metabolism

Topic: Manipulating redox balance to increase carbon reserve formation in microalgae Host lab: The lab is located at Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology of Aix Marseille (, which is part of The French Atomic and Alternative Energy Commission (CEA), and part of the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), and University of Aix Marseille … Continued

Postdoctoral Position – Metacaspases in Model Green Algae: Mechanisms and Functions

Position Announcement – printable PDF   This position is a part of recruitment campaign to launch 5-year project supported by Knut and Alice Wallenberg foundation and aimed to advance our mechanistic understanding of metacaspase family proteases. The project will develop through a close cooperation between five research groups located in Uppsala BioCenter, SLU and in … Continued