Postdoctoral scholar

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Deadline: 11 Jan 2023

The laboratory of Dr. Anthony Zannas at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks one or more talented postdoctoral fellows interested in studying the epigenetic mechanisms linking psychosocial stress with inflammatory signaling and coronary heart disease. The successful candidate(s) will work in a highly collaborative and well-funded (through NIH grants) interdisciplinary environment that brings together large-scale epigenomic analyses in human cohorts (data from >30,000 participants) with mechanistic experiments in immune cell models of atherosclerosis. The position offers flexibility to employ a combination of computational and/or bench lab approaches, according to the fellow’s research background and interests. Our laboratory is passionate about creating and maintaining an interdisciplinary, pleasant environment that promotes creative team work, offers strong mentorship, and fosters scientific growth. For our research statement and related publications, please see: www.zannaslab.org

MD and/or PhD in biology, medicine, statistics, or related field is required. Previous experience in cell and molecular biology methods, familiarity with computational epigenomic approaches, and record of scholarly accomplishments are preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Candidates with relevant research training and interests are invited to submit the following documents, assembled as a single PDF, to anthony_zannas@med.unc.edu :

1. Brief cover Letter describing your interest in the position.

2. Detailed CV listing your education, training, publications, and skill set.

3. Contact information for up to three referees, including current and prior mentor(s).

4. Research Statement (one-two pages) outlining your research accomplishments and interests.

5. Selected reprints of publications or unpublished manuscripts (optional).


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