The Surgical Sciences Division at the Department of Surgery is seeking a highly motivated and creative postdoctoral researcher with a strong research background in molecular and cellular biology. Research in our lab focuses on epigenetic and genetic mechanisms of pathologic conditions that occurred during liver and kidney transplantation by using state-of-the-art technologies such as single cell genomics. Our Division provides the postdoctoral researcher with unique opportunities to be exposed to a broad range of concepts, techniques, and collaborative projects. Selected candidates will perform highly interdisciplinary and translational scientific research involves human cell lines, mouse models, and clinical samples.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.
Individuals with Ph.D. and/or M.D. are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will have achieved hypothesis-driven molecular biology research with a published scientific paper. Experience in the analysis of genomics data and next-generation sequencing library preparations such as RNA-seq, ChIP-Seq, are preferred. Any skills with CRISPR genome engineering technologies will also be valued. Student mentoring and grant writings are also expected to work in our institute.
Job Posting: Aug 20, 2020
Internal Number: 156381
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