Postdoctoral Scholar-Human Genetics University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF07357
Applications are sought for a full-time Postdoctoral position. The successful candidate will work as part of an interdisciplinary research team led by Dr. Chongyuan Luo in the Department of Human Genetics at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. The focus of Dr. Luo's lab is the development of epigenomic technologies and neurodevelopmental disorders. Projects in the lab use epigenomic profiling of primary tissues and disease modeling using in vitro cell culture models. As part of the Impact of Genomic Variation on Function (IGVF) Consortium (https://www.genome.gov/Funded-Programs-Projects/Impact-of-Genomic-Variation-on-Function-Consortium), we will investigate the function of genetic variants in diverse human ancestral backgrounds using single-cell multi-omic profiling, population genetics approaches and high-throughput CRISPR interference perturbation. For this position, we are specifically looking for candidates with interests in developing methods for genome-wide perturbation approaches.
This position requires a Ph.D. in related field and experience in cell culture and mammalian gene expression approaches. We expect strong candidates to have demonstrated research skills in the form of preprints or peer reviewed publications.
The salary for this position starts from $70,000/year.
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.