POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, S. KRUPENKO LAB
NUTRITION RESEARCH INSTITUTE – KANNAPOLIS, NC

The Krupenko lab is located at the Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) on the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, North Carolina (near Charlotte). We are seeking an energetic and talented postdoctoral researcher to study the function of folate enzymes ALDH1L1 and ALDH1L2 in cellular metabolism. The project will utilize cell culture and mouse models to answer questions about the role of folate metabolizing enzymes and dietary folate in liver and brain function, tumorigenesis, cancer progression, and metastasis.

As part of the NRI, the successful postdoctoral researcher will have access to numerous resources available through the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health and through the Department of Nutrition. Furthermore, the NCRC state of the art research facilities allow for collaborations with faculty from schools across North Carolina studying a range of topics from genetics, epigenetics, and gene expression regulation to human cognition, brain development, nutritional biochemistry, and nutrigenomics.

Salary will be determined based on experience and in accordance with NIH guidelines
PhD in biochemistry, cell biology, or related discipline required.

Qualifications:
– Strong communication and data analysis skills required
– Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively required
– Significant experience in modern cell culture techniques required
– Applicants with experience in mouse studies preferred

For more information or to apply for this position, visit: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/122009.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.