Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Biophysics

Job Number: 69820

Location: Knoxville, US

Job Description

A position is open in the Mannik Lab for a highly motivated Postdoctoral Researcher with a doctorate in biophysics, cell biology, or a related field interested in energy-driven self-assembly processes in living systems. The processes of interest include the dynamic assembly of cell division machinery and cell cycle control in E. coli. The position involves high-resolution and high-throughput microscopy, computational data analysis (including AI models), microfluidics, and bacterial cell biology. The person can also contribute to our efforts to develop 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:

The applicants should send a CV, a cover letter describing research interests/relevant experience, and names of three references to Dr. Jaan Männik at [Please click the Apply button for the link or email].

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is in a naturally beautiful area near the Smokey Mountains National Park and the Big South Fork National Recreation Area. Knoxville also has a vibrant literary, arts, and music scene, a lively downtown, and affordable living.

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 without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Application Deadline: 2023-12-31


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