Open Positions

For Graduate students: I am joint appointed in the Biological Engineering and Chemical Engineering departments. You will need to submit an application to their respective graduate student coordinators for admission. Please feel free to contact me regarding the lab and our research.

For Postdocs: The Salis Lab and Maranas Lab at Penn State University are recruiting a postdoctoral scholar to redesign bacterial central metabolism for metabolic engineering applications, using an integrated computational-experimental approach. We seek highly motivated and productive candidates with a Ph.D. degree in the engineering or biological sciences (chemical engineering, bioengineering, biophysics, molecular biology, genetics) as well as experience in 3-5 years of experience in molecular cloning, microbiology, modeling, and quantitative characterization. Strong analytical and quantitative skills are required.

Applications should be a single PDF file containing:
  1. A cover letter describing your research and career interests
  2. Your CV
  3. Preprints of any publications on your CV that are not available on-line
  4. The answers to the Metabolic riddles posed at
Applications should be sent to salis AT psu DOT edu using the subject line 'Postdoctoral application'. In addition, please have a letter of recommendation from your most recent adviser sent directly to me.