Postdoctoral Positions in Biochemistry and Biophysics-Biomedical Sciences – Florida State University

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Any interested candidate should send a CV, and a cover letter describing research experience, goals, and reasons for the interest in the postdoc positions, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation directly sent to: Dr. Zucai Suo, Eminent Professor and Dorian and John Blackmon Chair in Biomedical Science,

Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. Dr. Suo can

be contacted by email (

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How To Apply

If qualified and interested, apply to Job ID#51280 at by 4/1/22.


Two full-time Postdoctoral Scholar positions are available immediately in a biochemistry and biophysics laboratory to elucidate mechanisms of DNA/RNA synthesis, DNA lesion bypass, and DNA repair catalyzed by various human or viral DNA/RNA polymerases, and to mechanistically investigate proteasome assembly and gene editing enzymes including CRISPR/Cas9 and Cas13a.


PhD in biochemistry, biophysics, chemistry, biology, or physics conferred within the last five years.


An important criterion for selection will be the ability of the desired individual to pursue independent research in an active multi-disciplinary setting. Background in enzyme kinetics (stopped-flow and rapid chemical quench

measurements, single molecule, etc.), protein dynamics, biochemistry, biophysics, protein purification, and recombinant DNA techniques is preferred.

University Information

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Other Information

Pursuant to Florida law, any citizen of a foreign country who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of employment or training in China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela, or Syria is subject to additional screening. If you meet these criteria, you must be prepared to provide the following information to FSU upon request:

        —Every institution of higher education attended, whether or not listed on your CV or resume

        —All previous employment since your 18th birthday

        —A list of all published material

        —A list of all current and pending research funding from any source, including details about the research, your role, funding source, and amount

        —List and description of any non-university professional activities

        —Any affiliation with an institution or program in a foreign country

        —A complete copy of your passport

        —Your most recently submitted DS-160 (Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application)

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

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