Postdoctoral Scholar Conte Center
Open date: April 20, 2023
Most recent review date: Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Friday, Apr 19, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
An exciting opportunity for a NIH funded position(s) available to apply single-cell approaches (transcriptomics, MerFISH, etc) in specific target cell populations (e.g., CRH expressing neurons) for studying mechanisms by which early life experiences / stress promote enduring disruptions of cell, circuit and behavioral functions. (some research examples below)
Join a vibrant, collegiate, multidisciplinary and diverse lab in a top-notch university in Southern California; close collaborations with https://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm?faculty_id=5884 and https://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm?faculty_id=6444
The project is in within the lab of Tallie Z. Baram in the Department of Pediatrics.
recent PhD, relevant experience in molecular neuroscience, genomics or epigenetics. Prior experience in (sc)RNA-seq and integrative analysis of (epi)genomics data is helpful. Successful candidates will have a strong publication record, broad passion for neuroscience and a collegiate approach. The successful candidate should have a strong publication record and a broad range of skills, including the ability to maintain effective interactions and collaborations with team members. The position will be appointed at the level commensurate with the education and experience of the individual candidate and is for a period of two years with the possibility of renewal. Applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups are encouraged.
Key words: Molecular Biology, epigenetics, single-cell transcriptomics, transgenic mice, circuit, reward, stress-sensitive cells, early-life stress, corticotropin releasing hormone
For more information regarding the Conte Center, please visit here: Conte Center @ UCI
Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae which should include a record of research experience, Inclusive Excellence activities statement and the names of three references via the UCI application process at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07405.
Ph.D in systems biology, neuroscience, genomics or genetics
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research (Optional)
Teaching Statement - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.
Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.
Misc / Additional (Optional)
- 3-5 required (contact information only)
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