Postdoctoral Fellow/Technician in Biophysics

Postdoctoral Fellow/Technician in Biophysics

  • College Station, United States
Postdoctoral Fellow/Technician in Biophysics
Job description

The laboratory of Dr. Dmitry Kurouski at the Texas A&M University, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics seeks to hire a Postdoctoral Fellow/Technician with a research experience in biophysics and biochemistry. The focal point of the research project is to determine the role of lipids in the aggregation of amyloidogenic proteins, including amyloid beta and Tau. Specifically, we aim to determine how lipids alter (i) rates of protein aggregation, as well as (ii) the structure and toxicity of amyloid oligomers are fibrils. We also want to understand how amyloid oligomers and fibrils exert their toxicity in cells.

The ideal candidate should have a strong biochemistry and biophysics background with an experience in eucaryotic cell cultures, flow cytometry and cell toxicity assays. We also expect the successful candidate to have an experience in protein expression and protein purification.

The Postdoctoral Fellow/Technician will work in a multicultural group. The candidate will lead the project, perform experiments, and write papers. The candidate will also have an opportunity to collaborate with other research groups at Texas A&M University.

We are located in the main campus of Texas A&M University (College Station, TX), 2-2.5 hours away from Houston, Dallas and Austin.

How to Apply: A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate. Interested applicants should send a single PDF file of their current CV with publications list to Prof. Dmitry Kurouski ( More information about the group could be found at:

Areas of Research
  • Protein Analysis
  • Physical Sciences
  • Life Sciences