Job openings for postdocs and graduate students

We currently have the following openings:

  • Postdoc for single-molecule studies of SMC proteins, position specifics HERE
    Keywords: DNA loop extrusion, SMC proteins, single molecule optical visualization, motor mechanism, bacterial/archaeal SMCs
  • PhD student for building a microfluidic lab on a chip for the life cyle of synthetic cells: ‘life on a chip’
    (Collaboration with the Koenderink lab)
    Keywords:
    microfluidics, nano/microfabrication, engineering, synthetic cells
  • PhD student or postdoc for studying cell division of synthetic cells
    (Collaboration with the Koenderink lab)
    Keywords:
      cell division, synthetic cells, liposomes, abscission, dynamin, biophysics
  • PhD student or postdoc for project on entropy-driven chromosomal segregation in confinements
    Keywords: polymer physics, microfluidic confinement, liposomes, nanofabrication, fluorescence, biophysics

We are looking for outstanding experimentalists that are eager to participate in our research. The group aims at research at the highest international level. Candidates that fit into this environment are invited to apply. Experience in fields such as biophysics, single-molecule techniques, synthetic cells, optical imaging, nanosciences, and molecular/cellular biology is welcomed. The postdoctoral positions are for 2-4 years. Ph.D. positions are for 4 years. Applicants are invited to submit an email including cover letter, CV with publication list, and names/email addresses of 3 or more references, to professor Cees Dekker.


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