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The intended start date, though flexible, is February 1st, 2024 – April 1st, 2024.
The post-doctoral fellow will be performing multigene analysis of protein kinases and other genes involved in cell cycle regulation in Trypanosoma cruzi. Dr. Chiurillo's recent funded NIH grant involves multi-disciplinary studies, and includes genetic manipulation, cell culture and bioinformatics. This position offers an excellent opportunity to learn and apply gene editing and genomic techniques. Qualified candidate should be able to work independently as well as in a group environment. The post-doc will train in a vibrant and nationally recognized academic setting. The participant will be provided with effective mentoring aligned with their individual career goals. Opportunities to contribute to teaching could be provided. Further funding beyond these 2 years will depend on success at garnering additional sources of external funding.
Ph.D. in Cellular Biology, Microbiology or related field,
In-depth knowledge of specialized field, process or discipline.
May require experience with specialized software programs.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Experience with basic molecular biology, cellular biology and biochemistry techniques, cell culture, bioinformatics analyses of sequence data, Python/R programming (not mandatory) are desired.
To apply, complete an online application and submit (Please email documents to Dr. Chiurillo as well):
Cover letter with a brief description of your research experience
Contact information for three references
Review of applications will begin December 1st and continue until the position is filled.
For more information regarding the position, please contact Dr. Chiurillo ([email protected])
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