Alexandros Pertsinidis: Career Opportunities

Postdoctoral Openings

We are seeking highly motivated individuals for postdoctoral positions to join us in developing cutting-edge techniques aimed at gaining a mechanistic understanding of fundamental biological processes. Major emphasis is placed on development of novel single-molecule detection and manipulation instrumentation that pushes the envelop in sensitivity as well as in spatial and temporal resolution. Current projects focus on real-time, in-vivo super-resolution optical nanoscopy and on deep-tissue, chemically-selective non-linear optical imaging. Another area of interest involves high-precision combined single-molecule fluorescence/optical force- and torque-spectroscopy.

Successful applicants will fully utilize the superb technological capabilities of the lab and apply the tools developed to outstanding biological questions. Ongoing projects include: molecular recognition and fidelity mechanisms of DNA replication, mRNA transcription and protein synthesis machines; gene expression and DNA damage response pathways in the context of the nuclear interior; dynamic organization of biological membranes at the nano-scale with emphasis on the early steps of cell-signaling; trafficking at nerve terminals and regulation of synaptic transmission.

Application Requirements
All applications should include the following:
  1. Proposed research program and position if applicable
  2. Cover letter indicating current and future research interests and expected availability date
  3. CV (Curriculum Vitae)
  4. Description of past research experience and accomplishments
  5. Selected reprints of publications
  6. Names of three references
EOE/AA - Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action

How To Apply