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POOL-Postdoctoral Researcher

University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS
Closing date
Aug 12, 2022

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Job Title:

POOL-Postdoctoral Researcher


Computational Biology

Primary Campus:

University of Kansas Lawrence Campus

Job Description:

75% - Assist with the research of a faculty member in modeling of biomolecules and their interactions, develop algorithms and software, apply them to biological molecular systems, and perform computer-aided drug and protein design.

10% - Present updates on ongoing research, written reports on research progress; participate in group meetings.

5% - Maintain an up-to-date file of current literature references pertinent to the ongoing research projects.

5% - Interact and help supervise graduate and undergraduate students with their research.

5% - Contribute to the upkeep of the laboratory.

Req ID (Ex: 10567BR) :



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Work Schedule:

40 hours/week

FLSA Status:


Conditions of Employment:

Contingent on Funding, Limited Term

Contact Information to Applicants:

Required Qualifications:

Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) records of accomplishments entered into CV, (2) descriptions of research and education experiences provided in application materials, (3) references, and (4) publications as appropriate.
  1. Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Biophysics, or closely related field by the onset of appointment.
  2. Expertise in algorithms and software development for computational biology as evidenced by application materials.

NOTE: To be appointed at the Postdoctoral Researcher title, it is necessary to have the PhD in hand. Appointments made without a diploma or certified transcript indicating an earned doctorate are conditional hires and are appointed on an Acting basis not to exceed 6-months.

Employee Class:

U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Advertised Salary Range:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience



Preferred Qualifications:
  1. Demonstrated research skills in computational biology, biophysics and modeling of molecular systems.
  2. Experienced with programming in computational biophysics and biochemistry.

Position Overview:

The Center for Computational Biology invites qualified Ph.D.'s to submit applications, which will be reviewed by individual faculty members and placed in a pool for consideration for research positions in Computational Biology.



Application Review Begins:


Anticipated Start Date:


Additional Candidate Instruction:

A complete electronic application will include a detailed curriculum vitae, a cover letter and the names and contact information for three (3) references.

Deadline/Review Date: Applications will be accepted on an ongoing, continuous basis

Estimated Start Date: Ongoing - hires will be made on an as needed basis

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