Research Associate in Signal Transduction Biology

Indiana University
Indiana, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Aug 10, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

A full-time Research Associate position is available in the laboratory of Professor David M. Kehoe in the Department of Biology at Indiana University Bloomington. The successful candidate will use molecular, biochemical, and bioinformatics tools to investigate the mechanisms that regulate transcriptional activation by ambient light colors in photoautotrophic bacteria using a marine phytoplankton model system developed and studied in the Kehoe laboratory (see Shukla et al, 2012, PNAS 109: 20136-20141; Sanfilippo et al, 2016, PNAS 113: 6077–6082; Grebert et al, 2018, PNAS 115: E2010-E2019; Kronfel et al, 2019, J Biol Chem 294: 3987-3999; Sanfilippo et al, 2019, PNAS 116: 6457-6462). See also This position requires either a Bachelor’s Degree or Masters' Degree in Biology or a related field and previous research experience in both protein biochemistry and molecular biology. The ideal candidate will be interested in applying their molecular skills to understand a globally important environmental process. We seek someone with good time management skills and a solid work ethic who interacts well with others in a laboratory setting. Salary and benefits will be competitive and commensurate with education and experience. Bloomington is a vibrant small city with an outstanding quality of life in the forested hills of southern Indiana ( Best consideration date is September 4, 2020. Expected start date is November 2, 2020, but negotiable.  Please submit a cover letter describing the reason for your interest in this position, previous education and laboratory experience, curriculum vitae, copies of any publications and the names of three references (including email addresses and phone numbers) to For questions about the position, please contact Dr. David Kehoe (

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