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Res Post Doc Fellow - "genomics of gene regulation"

Date: Mar 20, 2017

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104-4319

Company: CHOP

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Job Description

Req ID: 1143

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

A postdoctoral fellow position is open in the Tan laboratory in the Department of Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) http://tanlab4generegulation.org.  The project will use state-of-the-art genomics, molecular and cell biology approaches to investigate transcriptional regulation of the development of hematopoietic stem cells and leukemogenesis.  The project provides an excellent training opportunity in regulatory genomics, developmental biology, and cancer genomics.   The postdoctoral fellow will also have ample opportunities to collaborate with internationally recognized developmental biologists and oncologists at CHOP and the University of Pennsylvania.  The applicant should have a Ph.D. degree in biological sciences, such as genetics, molecular biology, and cell biology etc. The candidate should be proficient in mammalian cell culture and modern molecular and cell biology protocols. An established track record (as evidenced by publications in peer-viewed journals) in relevant field is required. Experience with next-gen sequencing technologies, genome editing, and enhancer assays is a significant plus.  CHOP postdoctoral fellows receive mentored training in a rich scientific environment that includes both CHOP and University of Pennsylvania research communities. CHOP is an interdisciplinary institution dedicated to conducting basic, clinical and translational research with a particular focus on conditions that affect children.

Interested candidates please send a CV, a cover letter stating research interests and qualifications, and references to Dr. Kai Tan by email: tank1@email.chop.edu

Required Education and Experience

According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non-laboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

•PhD in biological sciences, such as genetics, molecular biology, cell biology, or related fields
•Proficient in mammalian cell culture and modern molecular and cell biology protocols
•An established track record (as evidenced by publications in peer-viewed journals) in relevant field is required
•Experience with next-gen sequencing technologies, genome editing, and enhancer assays is preferred.
•Strong understanding of cancer molecular biology and genetics
•Values research integrity and collaborative research
•Strong research skills
•Effective problem solving/critical thinking skills
•Ability to work independently and with a strong work ethic
•High level of motivation
•Excellent communication/interpersonal skills
•Ability to exercise discretion and judgment


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