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Postdoctoral fellow in Biomedical Science/Engineering
North Carolina State University

  • Aug. 6, 2017
  • Postdoctoral fellow in Biomedical Science/Engineering
  • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department
  • North Carolina State University
    Raleigh, NC
    United States
  • open until filled
  • available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Neurodevelopmental Disorders
    Health Sciences - General
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The primary purpose of this project is to develop a deeper understanding of chromatin’s role in substance abuse and in reward pathways in general. Towards the project’s primary goal, sub-aims are to develop molecular tools to perturb and interface with chromatin and to develop cellular and multicellular addiction models derived from human stem cells. The techniques and tools this position will develop and implement include high through-put molecular biology, biochemical assays such as ChIP, mammalian and microbial cell culture, flow cytometry, confocal microscopy, neurobiology, and systems biology.

Responsibilities: Design and conduct experimental wet-lab and computational research. Co-write original research articles and reviews with the PI. Develop writing, presentation, and communication skills through developing postdoctoral fellowship and grant proposals with mentorship from the PI, developing mentoring skills through training PhD students, and developing oral presentation skills at scientific conferences. Experimental and computational skills include molecular biology, biochemistry, microscopy, flow cytometry, mammalian cell biology, and to a lesser extent computational or systems biology techniques.

Share lab duties including equipment maintenance and lab safety protocols in collaboration with other lab members. Present work at group meetings. Assist in mentoring graduate students.

Previous experience with synthetic biology, neuroscience, stem cells, molecular biology, chromatin biology is encouraged. Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., M.D., D.V.M., Sc.D.) in appropriate field awarded no more than five (5) years from initial date of postdoctoral appointment.

  • NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

    Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
    Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

    NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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    North Carolina State University
    Raleigh, NC 27606


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