Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Christopher Vakoc. A successful candidate for this position will have completed PhD training in any of the broad areas of cell biology, molecular genetics, protein biochemistry, or structural biology. This scientist will lead a project that seeks to discover and characterize the molecular interactions of oncogenic transcription factors to elucidate epigenetic mechanisms at high-resolution. A key element of this project will be to collaborate with scientists in the biotech industry to advance the development of small-molecules as targeted cancer therapy, and hence this training position will have a strong potential for career advancement in academia or in the pharmaceutical industry.
Position RequirementsEDUCATION: Successful applicants will possess a Ph.D. degree in Biological Research
Experience/Skill: A background in any of the following areas would be needed for this position: DNA cloning, mammalian tissue culture, mouse genetics, protein expression/purification, biochemical & biophysical assays, computational genomics, CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing.
Candidates from non-traditional and/or underrepresented backgrounds, broadly defined, are strongly encouraged to apply.
For immediate consideration please should e-mail your application to email@example.com as a single pdf file with subject: Postdoc Application. The application file should include: (1) CV with the publication list, (2) a brief description of research interests, (3) contact information for three references. In addition, please apply to the online position found here: https://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/18362 Position ID: 02964-R
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