Molecular Biology & Genetics, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-MBG-POSTDOC [#10366, WDR-00012867]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Genomics
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2017/11/01, finished 2018/11/04, listed until 2018/05/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

SUMMARY: This grant-supported postdoctoral position involves primary research and related professional activities associated with a long-term research project on gene regulation in the immune system.

BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY: Conduct research on a large-scale genomics data, leading to publication of articles in peer-reviewed journals and presentation of results at professional meetings. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Research (100%) The role of the Postdoctoral Associate is to engage in innovative research related to diverse high-throughput genomic data from the immune system of humans and/or mice. Specific research projects include analysis of single-cell RNA sequencing from humans with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and, mouse immune cell data (RNAseq, ATACseq, PROseq) from different T cell lineages, relating to understanding differences between the adult and neonatal immune system. Expected to conceptualize, initiate, and pursue novel hypotheses and genomic explorations with a high degree of intellectual and day-to-day independence. Integrate genomics data with other experimental data. Draft and submit manuscripts for publication in top-level peer-reviewed scientific journals; present results at professional meetings, conferences, and seminars. Engage in ongoing academic and intellectual life within lab and with collaborators, and with the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics.

This is a one year term position, renewable depending on funding, available work, and performance

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. The College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students and faculty of all races, nationalities, and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator, valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Biotechnology Building
526 Campus Rd
Ithaca, NY 14853

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