Postdoctoral Researcher

Updated: about 21 hours ago
Location: Lawrence, KANSAS

Position Overview

The Department of Molecular Biosciences, University of Kansas, seeks a postdoctoral researcher with interests in developmental neurobiology, genetics, and genomics. The successful candidate will work with the research group of Dr. Erik Lundquist to address molecular genetics and genomics of Hox genes and neuroblast migration using the model organism nematode worm C. elegans.
This position is required to work on-site.

Position Requirements

This position is required to work on-site.

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Biology or related field.
  • Documented research productivity as a graduate student as evidenced by application materials.
  • Excellent communication skills as evidenced by application materials.
  • Demonstrated work productively in a collaborative environment as evidenced by application materials.
  • NOTE:

    To be appointed at the Postdoctoral Researcher title, it is necessary to have the PhD in hand. Appointments made without a diploma or certified transcript indicating an earned doctorate are conditional hires and are appointed on an acting basis not to exceed 6-months.

    Contact Information to Applicants

    Professor Erik Lundquist

    Additional Candidate Instruction

    A complete online application includes a cover letter addressing how required and preferred qualifications are met, a resume or curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references.

    Review of applications will begin on 12/15/2020 and will continue until a qualified applicant pool has been identified.

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    Primary Campus

    University of Kansas - Lawrence

    Employee Class

    U-Unclassified Professional Staff

    Conditions of Employment

    Contingent on Funding, Limited Term


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