An exciting opportunity for an NIH P50 Conte Center-funded postdoctoral position to employ novel epigenomic approaches to understanding of the impact of early life adversities. A major focus of the project is to analyze human DNA methylation profiles, and specifically the changes in methylation within the same subject, to identify predictive markers of cognitive and emotional vulnerabilities. The project is a collaboration of the laboratory of Ali Mortazavi in the department of Developmental and Cell Biology and of Tallie Z. Baram in the Department of Pediatrics.
Required: Ph.D. in systems biology, neuroscience, genomics or genetics. Prior experience in whole genome bisulfite sequencing and/or RRBS, RNA-seq, integrative analysis of genomics data and / or comparative genomics is an asset. The successful candidate should have a strong publication record and a broad range of skills, including the ability to maintain effective interactions and collaborations with team members. The position will be appointed at the level commensurate with the education and experience of the individual candidate and is for a period of two years with the possibility of renewal. Applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups are encouraged.
Application Procedure: Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae which should include a record of research experience and the names of three references via the UCI application process at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF06898.
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