Located in Salisbury Cove near Bar Harbor, Maine, the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory is a world-class research institution surrounded by abundant natural beauty. Mount Desert Island is the home of Acadia National Park with over 120 miles of hiking trails, 60 miles of carriage paths, and numerous beaches, lakes, and ponds. The College of the Atlantic and the Jackson Laboratory are six miles away, and the University of Maine, Orono is just over an hour north of the Lab. If you are looking for a natural environment and a high quality of living, opportunities at MDIBL may be right for you.
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Postdoctoral fellow / research assistant professor positions are available immediately at MDIBL for scientists with a broad interest in the integrative biology of ion channel function/regulation and cellular stress response mechanisms. The Strange laboratory utilizes a multidisciplinary approach including patch clamp electrophysiology, quantitative cellular imaging, molecular biology, protein chemistry, computer modeling, reverse and forward genetic analysis, and cell genomic and proteomic profiling to investigate ClC ion channel regulation, osmotic stress signaling and protein damage and repair mechanisms in the genetically tractable model organism C. elegans. Possible projects include:
• Molecular/structural mechanisms of phosphorylation-dependent ClC anion
channel gating and regulation
• Genetic and molecular characterization of osmosensitive signaling cascades
• Mechanisms of osmotic stress induced protein damage and repair
Candidates should have or be close to obtaining a Ph.D. in physiology or
a related discipline. Please send your curriculum vitae and the names
and addresses of three references to kstrange [at] mdibl [dot] org.
MDIBL is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.
Seasonal Administrative Position
Office Assistant. This full-time, seasonal position (estimated May 1 to September 6) is responsible for answering phones, office reception, visitor check-in, shipping/receiving, mail distribution, seminar support, data entry, filing, and other duties in support of the administrative staff. The qualified candidate will have strong attention to detail, well developed organizational skills, a professional attitude and the ability to work independently in a fast paced environment. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and desktop publishing is required, as well as the ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.
If you are interested in this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to: Thomas Thompson, Attn: Seasonal Office Support, Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, PO Box 35, Salisbury Cove, Maine 04672; or by email to jobs [at] mdibl [dot] org.