Postdoctoral Research Associate

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA

Posting Information

Position Information

Position Title Postdoctoral Research Associate
Vacancy ID PDS002109
Department Medicine - MHI - 411427
Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar

Posting Details

Salary Range Dependent on experience/qualifications
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
If part-time, hours per week
FTE 1.0
Proposed Start Date 10/01/2018
Estimated Duration of Appointment 12 Months
Posting Open Date 08/09/2018
Posting Close Date 03/15/2019
Open Until Filled No
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Summary

Research performed in the McAllister Heart Institute at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill to study the molecular and cellular mechanisms of cardiac development and regeneration by using genetic approaches (zebrafish) combined with single cell transcriptomics and high-resolution imaging. The applicant is expected to drive the research project.
The project will involve multi-omics approaches and generation of cell type specific zebrafish transgenic and knockout lines to dissect genetic pathways governing cell-cell communication during cardiac development and regeneration.

Educational Requirements

PhD degree in Developmental Biology, Genetics, Molecular Biology or a discipline related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience is required. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Qualifications and Experience

We are looking for highly motivated candidates with a solid background in genetics, molecular biology and cell biology. Experience working with zebrafish and/or mouse is desired.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Posting Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Vicki Pickard, DOM HR Specialist
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