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 reinhardtii.  Candidates should have a PhD in a relevant discipline and experience in one or more of the following: genetic screens, small-molecule screens, genomics, bioinformatics, genome editing, proteomics, light microscopy, electron microscopy, algal or yeast molecular genetics.

Additional details about specific projects can be obtained by contacting Masayuki Onishi (

Salary and benefits are commensurate with Duke University standards for postdoctoral associates.

Applicants should submit a CV, short summaries of past research and interests for the future, and contact information for three people who can serve as references.  Applications must be submitted through  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  The position could begin as soon as January 1st, 2020, but the specific start date will be negotiable.

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