We are looking for candidates with a recent Ph.D. and a strong background in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry applied to Signal Transduction research, as demonstrated by a publication record. Prior knowledge of GPCR/G protein signal transduction is preferred but not essential.

Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to academic research and to be able to work in a fast paced and demanding environment. We are looking for exceptionally motivated and creative individuals capable of advanced conceptual thinking. Candidates must be able to drive projects from beginning till the end independently as well as to participate in team-based efforts. Our laboratory is highly committed to the career development of trainees.

Experience in several of the topics/ techniques listed below is expected:

  • Cellular and Molecular Biology (Cell lines, primary cultures, BRET, microscopy, etc)
  • Protein biochemistry (purification, pulldowns, immunoprecipitation, etc)
  • Synthetic Biology (advanced cloning, protein design)
  • Optogenetics
  • Neurobiology
  • Knock-out mouse colony breeding and animal handling

Interested candidates should send a CV, cover letter and contact information for 3 references.

Mikel Garcia-Marcos, PhD.  mikel.garcia.marcos@gmail.com