Res Post Doc Fellow - Conine laboratory-Division of Neonatology

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Job Type: 

LOC_MAIN-Main Hospital Req ID: 77441

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

Postdoctoral fellow positions are open in the Conine laboratory in the Division of Neonatology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the Department of Genetics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. The lab aims to understand the function of small RNAs in reproduction, epigenetic inheritance, and embryogenesis. Thus, providing an excellent training environment in RNA biology, male fertility, and development. Projects are available using multiple models systems including mice, embryonic stem cells, and C.elegans utilizing a combination of state-of-the-art genomic, molecular biology, and assisted reproduction techniques. The applicant should have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in biological sciences and have experience working with model systems (mice, worms, fish, flies, etc) or embryonic stem cells. Computational and/or bioinformatic postdoctoral positions are also highly desired.  An established track record (as evidenced by publications in peer-viewed journals) in a relevant field is additionally required.  CHOP postdoctoral fellows receive mentored training in a rich scientific environment that includes both CHOP and University of Pennsylvania research communities. Postdocs in the lab will have opportunities to collaborate with internationally recognized scientists at CHOP and the University of Pennsylvania, as well as externally. 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. Colin Conine      conine@upenn.edu or conine@email.chop.edu

Job Responsibilities
  1. Conduct independent scholarly research and develop new methods and protocols
  2. Participate in project planning, recording and evaluation of data
  3. Acquire technical, lab management and grant writing skills
  4. Participate in seminars, lectures, poster sessions and presentation at national meetings
  5. Supervise junior lab members
  6. Assist with other research projects
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
Required Education and Experience
  • A terminal degree PhD, MD, DVM, etc.
  • 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
Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic
Additional Technical Requirements

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