There will be an open position for a Postdoctoral Fellow in our group at
the University of Pennsylvania, Departments of Biology and
Biochemistry/Biophysics and Johnson Research Foundation. The position is
available any time after January 2002, with a reasonably flexible start
date as needed.
The work involves two intertwined lines of research on the Biogenesis of
cytochrome complexes, and Structure-function studies of cyt bc1
complexand cyt cbb3 oxidase using photosynthetic bacteria as a model
system for higher organisms, and we employ modern molecular-genetic,
genomic-proteomic and biochemical-biophysical approaches. For examples
of our current work please see: Proc Natl. Acad. Sci 97: 4567-4572 and
Trends in Biochemical Sciences (review) 26: 445-451 (on cyt bc1 complex
structure and function); Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci 96: 4348-4353 and J.
Bacteriol. 183: 2013-2024 (on cyt cy), and J. Mol. Biol. 297: 49-65 and
Molec. Microbiol 35: 123-138 (on cyt maturation and biogenesis).
The person suitable for this position would have a solid background and
experience in any of the following areas including molecular genetics,
genomics-proteomics, protein biochemistry or spectroscopy, and a keen
interest to learn multidisciplinary approaches to tackle significant
biological problems. The scientific environment of the University of
Pennsylvania, including the Johnson Research Foundation, is conducive to
outstanding research, and the salary is commensurate with experience and
negotiable. The person interested should contact me ASAP with a CV, a
brief description of previous research accomplishments and reference
letters or names or references.
Fevzi Daldal, Ph. D.
Professor of Biology and TUBA Member
Department of Biology
University of Pennsylvania