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Postdoctoral Research Positions Available Now in Truman Lab!

Postdoctoral position available using structural proteomics to investigate the role of Hsp70 in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)


The Truman lab at UNC Charlotte, USA is highly motivated postdoctoral researcher to study the role of the Hsp70 molecular chaperone in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). The project will involve a range of molecular technologies including cross-linking mass spectrometry, CRISPR-genome engineering and high-throughput screening in both yeast and mammalian cells (see:


NIH Funding is available for several years, with the expectation that the candidate will work with Dr. Truman to apply for fellowships during this time. Ideal candidates will have graduated less than one year from their start date in the Truman lab. To apply please email Dr. Truman at Please include a cover letter describing how your previous experience makes you a good fit for the lab, CV and any relevant publications. 


Required qualifications:

  • PhD in biochemistry, molecular biology, cancer biology or related field.

  • Experience in essential molecular biology and biochemistry techniques

  • Experience in cell/tissue culture and cell-based assays

  • Expertise in chaperone biology, signal transduction or neurodegenerative disease, evidenced by publications in high-impact journals


Useful qualifications:


  • Experience generating new cell lines by CRISPR

  • Experience in protein cross-linking experiments

  • Experience in fluorescence microscopy and/or flow cytometry


About the Charlotte Group for Proteostasis Research (CGPR)

The Department of Biological Sciences at UNC Charlotte has a dedicated research focus on proteostasis (, led by Dr. Truman. The collaborative research environment at the UNC Charlotte offers an excellent opportunity for career development. The UNC Charlotte offers a complete benefits package and competitive salary. The Charlotte region provides wonderful environment to work and live.

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