PostDoc-Biophysics of Molecular Motors-University of Pennsylvania, USA (Pennsylvania)


Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)

Deadline: 01/07/2016


Postdoctoral positions are available in the Ostap Laboratory for highly motivated individuals to investigate the biophysics of cytoskeletal motors. Eligible candidates must have a recently earned (02 years) advanced degree (PhD, MD, or equivalent). Published experience in molecular biophysics is required, with single molecule experience preferred. The Ostap Laboratory (// at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine is a core member of the Penn Muscle Institute (PMI), which is a research consortium that focuses on all aspects of contractile biology.
The vibrant PMI community hosts an array of seminars, journal clubs, and symposia that engage students, postdocs, and faculty. For a listing of PMI programs, see our website ( Additionally, Penn’s Biomedical Postdoctoral Program ( is a national leader in career development for postdoctoral researchers.

How to apply

Send a cover letter stating research experience and interests, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of 3 references to Dr. E. Michael Ostap ( The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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