Postdoctoral Fellow in Research Development and Science Communication In the Giraldez Laboratory, Yale University School of Medicine
Location: New Haven, CT
Internal Number: 108859
The Giraldez laboratory at Yale University is looking to fill a position for a Postdoctoral Fellow in Research Development and Science Communication. This is a unique opportunity to train in the field of academic research development, scientific strategy, and grant-writing. The position will provide key strategic support to further the directions, funding, and impact of the lab's research on mechanisms of gene regulation in early embryonic development.
We seek an individual with a PhD in the life sciences who is motivated, reliable, flexible, and who can work both independently and within a team. Knowledge and experience in developmental biology, genomics, epigenetics and/or chromatin biology is required as well as excellent writing, editing, communication, and organizational skills. The successful applicant will thrive in the scientific, cultural, and intellectual diversity that fosters a strong sense of collegiality and community in the Giraldez lab and the Department of Genetics generally.
About the role:
The successful applicant will be fully integrated in the Giraldez lab and will report directly to Prof. Antonio Giraldez. The primary responsibilities of the role are:
To work with other trainees, staff, and faculty in the preparation of new and ongoing investigator-led funding proposals
To work with other trainees, staff, and faculty in the preparation of new and ongoing manuscript submissions
To provide strategic advice regarding individual research directions and emerging research projects
The successful applicant will interface with the Office for Strategic Research Development (ORSD) in the Department of Genetics for ongoing training, mentorship, and professional development. Under the leadership of the Scientific Director and Advisor to the Chair, ORSD provides strategic support to faculty across a range of initiatives designed to support their scientific and professional growth.
The successful applicant will join a vibrant community of exceptional scientists who recognize the fundamental importance of diversity as a key driver of innovation in science. The Giraldez lab is rich in thoughts and ideas and driven by curiosity, passion, and the pursuit of scientific discovery. Our lab members are open, collegial, and committed to supporting each other's scientific and professional growth.
The Department of Genetics is dedicated to providing an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, and ethnicity. Please refer to the official Yale University statement on diversity and inclusion, accessible here: https://medicine.yale.edu/education/admissions/equal/
Applications should contain a cover letter describing your motivation for the position and relevant experience, your CV, a short, easily digestible summary of a recent paper of interest, and the contact information of three individuals to provide letters of recommendation to the attention of Professor Antonio Giraldez. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Applicants will also be required to answer a set of questions pertaining to diversity and inclusion in Interfolio. All inquiries should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.