Postdoctoral Scholar – Research Associate, USC, USA

Postdoctoral Position in USA

Postdoctoral Scholar – Research Associate: The Siemer lab at USC is seeking a Postdoc with expertise in NMR spectroscopy and protein biochemical techniques to study intrinsic protein disorder within amyloid fibrils. The lab investigates fibrils formed by huntingtin and α-synuclein, crucial in neurodegenerative diseases, and specific chaperones interacting with these fibrils.

DesignationPostdoctoral Scholar – Research Associate
Research AreaProtein Biochemistry, NMR Spectroscopy
LocationLos Angeles, CA – Health Sciences Campus
Eligibility/QualificationPh.D. with solid understanding of NMR spectroscopy, experience in protein production and amyloid fibrils preferred
Job DescriptionConduct highly technical research projects under supervisor guidance, analyze data, contribute to research documentation, collaborate with lab members and external partners
How to ApplyInterested candidates should email a cover letter and CV (including three references) to
Last Date for ApplyUntil position filled

Environment: The Siemer lab is housed within the Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute, a state-of-the-art research facility at USC’s Health Sciences Campus, located near downtown Los Angeles. USC fosters a collaborative environment, with ongoing partnerships both within the university and with research labs across North America and Europe.

Requirements: Candidates should possess a Ph.D. and demonstrate a strong understanding of both practical and theoretical aspects of NMR spectroscopy. Preference will be given to those with experience in protein production and work with amyloid fibrils.

The position offers an annual base salary range of $70,000. Employment offers consider various factors including the position’s scope, candidate’s experience, education, and market conditions.

This is a fixed-term position, initially for one year, renewable based on faculty mentor recommendation and dean’s discretion, with a maximum renewal period of five years. For inquiries about the position, please contact



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