Postdoctoral Associate-Genomic at the Yale Center for Genome Analysis
Location: West Haven, CT
Internal Number: 116692
The Yale Center for Genome Analysis (YCGA) is one of the most prominent genome centers. YCGA utilizes diverse cutting-edge genomic technologies to advance biomedical and life sciences breakthroughs. For further information on YCGA please visit https://medicine.yale.edu/keck/ycga/
We seek a postdoctoral associate with cell/molecular biology expertise to assist YCGA in developing novel technology platforms and evaluating the existing platform for offering a new service. This position envisages mentoring opportunities for recent PhDs (not more than two years of postdoctoral experience) for a career in a service core facility or technology development centers in academia or pharmaceutical /biotechnology-based companies. The successful candidate will receive mentoring to manage clients project management, developing SOPs, impart training to users in technology usage and data interpretation, offer consultation in experimental design and analytical needs, assist in collaborative publications and grant writing, research budgeting, optimize new technology for YCGA use, and development of new technology platforms. The area of current interest in new technology platforms includes assays based on liquid biopsies and functional characterization of DNA variants using tools such as CRISPR, chemical mutagenesis, and spatial genomics. Experience in next-generation sequencing, NGS data analysis, and single-cell genomics is a plus. The ideal candidate must also be able to interact with Yale investigators using YCGA, bioinformatics, and HPC staff. It is anticipated that the individual will continue to build on their career and professional development by attending conferences and/or workshops on new technology. As well as participate in career and professional development activities through the Office for Postdoctoral Affairs, https://postdocs.yale.edu/career-development. Resources and postdoc benefits information is available at https://postdocs.yale.edu/postdocs.
Please submit a curriculum vitae, a description of relevant experience, and three letters of reference.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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.