Postdoctoral Research Associate
Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies - Port Saint Lucie, FL

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow

A Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is currently available in the laboratory of Dmitriy Minond, Ph.D., Assistant Member.

In this position, the Postdoctoral Research Fellow will be studying the role of ADAM family metalloproteases in cancer progression. The program includes discovering and/or developing small molecule selective probes/leads with subsequent utilization of these molecules in cell based studies. Biochemical, pharmacological, and chemical biology approaches will be utilized to discover and characterize potential probes/drug candidates.

Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies ( TPIMS ) is located in Port St. Lucie, Florida. TPIMS provides a unique environment for multi-disciplinary collaborations, with the appropriate facilities to support the research program. Postdoctoral Research Fellows are trained and mentored directly by the Principal Investigator.

Candidates should have a PhD in molecular biology, biotechnology, or cell biology and published expertise in recombinant protein production preferably with ADAM proteases (mammalian and bacterial tissue culture, PCR , site-directed mutagenesis, creation of expression vectors and cell lines for protein expression and assays, purification, characterization). Cell-based and biochemical assay development experience is a plus. Additionally, the candidate should possess good oral and written communication skills and be proficient with basic computer programs (e.g. Word, Powerpoint, Excel, etc).

To apply, please email your curriculum vitae, the contact information for three references, and a brief statement describing research experience and scientific interests to Dr. Dmitriy Minond at careers@tpims.org .

TPIMS is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies is a 501©(3) research center dedicated to conducting basic biomedical research for the discovery of vaccines, treatments and cures for leading causes of human disease and suffering, including multiple sclerosis, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, infectious diseases, pain and inflammation.

For additional information, please access the website at www.tpims.org .

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