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Strong background in molecular biology, developmental biology, or cell biology.
Experience in RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, or Hi-C is a plus.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Review of applications will start immediately. Interested applicants should email a single PDF file consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a personal statement (including research interests and career goals) and should arrange for submission of three letters of reference to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Outstanding applicants are sought at the level of Postdoctoral Research Associate/Scholar in the McNeill lab to study tissue patterning and growth control in vivo. Projects are available to study Nemp in nuclear envelope regulation of gene expression and metazoan fertility (see Tsatskis et al., 2020 Science Advances), or to study Fat cadherin function in planar cell polarity, Hippo pathway mediated growth control, and mitochondrial Complex I stability (see for example Fulford & McNeill, 2020 Current Opinions in Cell Biology; Broun et al., 2020 PNAS; Zhang et al., 2019 Developmental Cell; Yeung et al., 2017 eLife; Reginensi et al. 2016 Nature Communications; Sing et al., 2014 Cell).
Demonstrated relevant research experience.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in collaboration.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Developmental Biology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Post Doc Instructions:
Please do not submit an application to this posting.� To apply for this postdoctoral research opportunity, follow the directions below in �Applicant Special Instructions�.
Base pay commensurate with experience.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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