Cornell University, CALS Molecular Biology and Genetics

Position ID:Cornell-CALS Molecular Biology and Genetics-POSTDOC1EIRENE [#22937, WDR-00033610]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Genomics / Computational Biology
Molecular Biology
Neuroscience
Genetics
Appl Deadline:2023/10/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/09/23, finished 2023/09/29)
Position Description:    

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Academic Job Description 
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences 
Cornell University 
Ithaca, NY 

POSITION: Postdoctoral Associate 

STARTING DATE: ASAP 

LOCATION: Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics 
                    Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14850 

Position Function: This position requires a qualified scientist with skills in molecular biology, neurobiology, and genomics. The scientist will use these tools to study the function of chromatin regulation during brain development; an applied goal is to use these studies to characterize the function of human variants associated with autism that affect chromatin regulator genes. The scientist will be expected to generate genome-wide data on chromatin state and transcription factor binding, in isolated populations of cells or single-cell resolution. This position also requires data analysis and drafting manuscripts that describe and discuss the results. 

Anticipated Division of Time:
Requirements: PhD in molecular biology, neuroscience, or genetics, and skills in genomics and computational biology is required.

Supervision: Dr. Eirene Markenscoff-Papadimitriou 

Supervision Exercised: Dr. Markenscoff-Papadimitriou will be supervising the research. The postdoctoral associate will do some mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students assisting with the research project. 

Application: Applicants should submit a Cover Letter, CV, Statement of Research Background and Interests, and Contact Information for three people who can provide professional references. Additionally, a Statement of contribution to diversity, equity and inclusion. All components of the application must be submitted through this application portal: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/22937

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Pay Ranges:

The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria:

  • Prior relevant work or industry experience.
  • Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
  • Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary)
  • Unique applicable skills.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
https://mbg.cornell.edu/
email address
 
526 Campus Rd
107 Biotechnology Bldg
Ithaca, NY 14853