Position Summary The cell biology laboratory of Dr. Prachee Avasthi (****at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, KS, is looking for a postdoctoral fellow. The successful candidate will work on identifying and dissecting pathways regulating assembly of the cellular antenna, the cilium. We use genetics, chemical biology, biochemistry, microscopy, and quantita-tive image analysis to understand how cilia are built, maintained, and regulated in coordination with other cellular processes1,2. This work is largely done in the unicellular yeast-like algal cell, Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, an excellent ciliary model system for rapid mechanistic analyses. Required Qualifications Ph.D. in Biology, Cell Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biophysics or related discipline is required by the start date. Preferred Qualifications Experience in at least one area of our research (includes Chlamydomonas Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microscopy or quantitative image analysis). Candidate will be trained in other areas outside their expertise. u2022Enthusiastic and ambitious individual with a strong interest in our research and laboratory environment. u2022Fearlessness in learning new techniques and designing projects independently. u2022Willingness to apply for applicable postdoctoral fellowships and eagerness to take ad-vantage of other career development opportunities. u2022Interest in working with junior lab members and summer undergraduates. u2022Strong verbal and written communication skills. Environment Laboratory Physical Requirements Light Probation Status Subject to the regulations of the State of Kansas, the Board of Regents and the University of Kansas Medical Center, I understand and agree that I may be subject to a probation period and during the probation period I serve at the pleasure of the Executive Vice Chancellor of KUMC and my employment may be ended at any time during that period. Hiring Range $47,484 - $50,316 EEO Statement KU Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.