Postdoctoral Opportunity Posting # 1174

Contact Information
Philip Godfrey


About the Position
Postdoctoral Fellow

Biological Sciences

Molecular Biology Section

Food & Fuel for the 21st Century

Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry

A post-doctoral fellowship in algae molecular biology and genetics

The California Center for Algae Biotechnology at UC San Diego is seeking a highly motivated research scientist. Qualified candidates must have a PhD in Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry or other biotechnology related degree.  A demonstrated ability in molecular genetics is required while expertise in computational biology or high throughput screening of single celled organisms is desirable.  Previous work in algae is desired but not essential.  The project objective is to develop and demonstrate advanced genetic tools for engineering green algae for the production of high value products such as recombinant proteins and lipids.

commensurate with years of completed postdoc experience

two years

Outstanding and highly motivated candidates with a PhD should apply by email to  and include a CV, names and contact information for three references and description of your specific interest in our research program.

About the Listing
open until filled