POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 
Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Postdoctoral Position in Structure and Function of G protein-coupled Receptors and Neurotransmitter Transporters. 

    A postdoctoral application is available in the research group of Daniel Wacker, Department of Pharmacological Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York. The position is available starting in 2019.

    The long-term goal of the Wacker lab is to understand the structure, function and pharmacology of G protein-coupled receptors and neurotransmitter transporters, and leverage these data using structure based drug design to develop novel therapeutics. We are particularly interested in the molecular interactions between receptors, transporters and their cognate neurotransmitters, as well as therapeutics and illicit drugs that target them. To develop a mechanistic understanding of these processes, we employ a combination of state-of-the-art structural (X-ray crystallography, cryo-EM) and pharmacological techniques. 

    More information can be found at http://wackerlab.com/.

    Applicants should hold a PhD in a relevant subject area, such as membrane protein biochemistry or structural biology. Experience in recombinant membrane protein expression and purification, structure determination, or functional analysis using biochemical and biophysical techniques is essential. The ability to work in a team as well as good verbal and written communication skills are expected. Experience in protein x-ray crystallography and/or cryo-EM is an advantage.

    Applications that include research interests and career aims, as well as a CV with publication record and contact information of three references should be send to Daniel.Wacker@mssm.edu.

 


 

Requirements:
  • PhD
 
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
 
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

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