A postdoctoral position is available with Ryan R. Cheng at the University of Kentucky in the Department of Chemistry. Research projects will focus on the spatial organization of the genome and how that organization is modulated by cytoskeletal forces. These projects will involve the utilization of existing computational tools within the Cheng research group as well as the development of new tools. A description of our research activities and a list of recent publications can be found at https://chem.as.uky.edu/users/rch317. The position is initially for one year at an annual rate of $47,476 (US) plus benefits and can be extended upon mutual agreement and availability of funding.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in chemistry, physics, computational biology, or a related field, with experience in molecular dynamics/coarse-grained simulations. Experience with Python is helpful but not required.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and a CV.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Kentucky is located in Lexington-the heart of the Kentucky's beautiful bluegrass region. Potential applicants with questions about the position are welcome to contact Ryan Cheng at email@example.com.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Ph.D. in chemistry, physics, computational biology, or a related field
Required Related Experience:
Molecular dynamics/coarse-grained simulations
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Experience with Python is helpful but not required
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