Job Opportunities

Openings for Post-doctoral Researchers

Rutgers University has several openings for post-doctoral researchers interested in the origin, evolution and construction of proteins that transfer electrons (i.e., oxidoreductases). Candidates proficient in bioinorganic chemistry, structural biology, microbial genomics, bioinformatics, molecular evolution, and synthetic organic chemistry are encouraged to apply to work with a team of researchers interested in understanding the early evolution of protein catalysis. The prospective candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, brief statement of skills and career goals and names of three references to Prof. Paul Falkowski ( The research is funded by the NASA Astrobiology Program and Rutgers University.

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. We encourage applications from underrepresented groups.

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The research is funded by the NASA Astrobiology Program and Rutgers University.

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