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Post-Doctoral Research Associate - Department of Physics and Astronomy

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Post-Doctoral Research Associate - Department of Physics and Astronomy - 23000001NW 



Post-Doctoral Research Associate - Department of Physics and Astronomy

The Biophysics group at the University of Tennessee is seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Researcher with a background in physics, engineering, or chemistry who is interested in self-organization phenomena in living systems. This research opportunity focuses on understanding the organization and dynamics of the nucleoid, the dynamic assembly of cell division machinery, and cell cycle control in E. coli . Applicants with expertise in high-resolution microscopy, computational data analysis (including AI models), microfluidics, or bacterial cell biology will be strongly considered. Proficiency in coding is needed for this position. The selected candidate will also have the opportunity to contribute to the development of nano/microfabricated fluidic devices for live cell studies, with fabrication taking place at the nearby Oak Ridge National Laboratory. This work is supported by funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF). For more details about potential projects, please visit:  https://volweb.utk.edu/~jmannik/index.html





  • The applicant should have a doctorate or be on track to receive the Ph. D. degree by the end of August 2023.
  • The applicants should send a CV, a cover letter describing research interests/relevant experience, and names of three references to Dr. Jaan Männik at JMannik@utk.edu. 


The University’s campus is located in one of the most beautiful areas of the country, with easy access to miles of inland waterways, pristine state and national parks, diverse cultural opportunities, and a blend of convenient urban and rural living settings. Downtown Knoxville, adjacent to campus, is a thriving neighborhood filled with restaurants, shops, and indoor and outdoor entertainment venues, and is home to the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, the Knoxville Opera Company, annual international festivals, such as the Big Ears Music Festival, and seasonal and weekly events such as Jazz on the Square, Shakespeare on the Square, and the Farmers Market. 


The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status.


  Research Professional 
Primary Location
Campus/Institute  Knoxville 
Job Posting
  Aug 4, 2023, 3:34:16 PM 

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