This is a junior level PhD postdoctoral researcher position. This position will provide a mechanism for the hired individual to develop into a successful independent researcher in the fields of cell and developmental biology. The lab uses zebrafish as a model system to study mechanisms of the peripheral sensory system development and function. The hired individual will use variety of modern approaches, including transgenesis, CRISPR-based genome editing, single-cell RNA sequencing (scRNA-seq), and live imaging, to dissect intracellular processes that drive axon growth, neurotrophin signaling, and collective cell migration during development and disease.
Salary for this position aligns with the NIH Scale .
Work is generally 40 hours per week during normal working hours, however, some evening and weekend work will be necessary on occasion. Additional safety training will be required to work with cell lines/ infectious bacteria or viruses/ working with in a BSL-2 environment. Use of dosimeter and adherence to radiological safety ordinances is required. Working with laboratory animals is required.
PhD in related field
Published record of accomplishment appropriate to level
Good written and oral communication skills
PhD in molecular biology
Experience in model organism biology, cloning, molecular biology of DNA/RNA/protein, microscopy, CRISPR, complex genetics, bioinformatics
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