Post Doctoral Fellow in Biochemistry, University of Missouri, USA

Post-Doctoral Fellowship Position at USA, Ozbolat Laboratory at Penn State

Post Doctoral Fellow in Biochemistry: The Schenck Lab at the University of Missouri, Biochemistry Department, is seeking an organized and motivated post-doctoral plant scientist. The fully funded position will utilize biochemistry, mass spectrometry, and comparative transcriptomics approaches in non-model plants to identify and characterize specialized metabolic pathways. The goal is to harness new metabolic pathways to increase crop resilience and enhance production of biologically active metabolites in synthetic biology platforms.

Designation: Post Doctoral Fellow

Research Area: Plant Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology, or a related field

Location: University of Missouri, Columbia, MO


  • Ph.D. in Plant Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology, or a related field.

Job Description:

  • Plan and perform wet-bench experiments, analyze and interpret data, and provide critical evaluation of project strategy.
  • Provide project leadership, guidance, and mentoring for other lab members.
  • Disseminate research findings in preprint servers, peer-reviewed journals, and scientific conferences.

How to Apply: To apply, visit, click on “Open Positions,” and enter the Job ID: 47431. Please submit:

  1. A cover letter that describes past research experience and future interests within the Schenck Lab.
  2. A curriculum vitae.
  3. Names and contact information of three references.

Review of applications will begin on August 1, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. For information, contact Dr. Craig Schenck (

Last Date for Apply: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


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