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Research Post Doc - Biology

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Syracuse is an inexpensive and very pleasant and vibrant city to live in. It offers the amenities of a city without lots of the hassles. It has its own airport (15 minute drive from downtown) and is close to Toronto, New York City, Philadelphia, Montreal as well as the natural beauty of Upstate New York (Niagara Falls, The Finger Lakes, Adirondack lakes and mountains, etc). Syracuse University also shares a campus with SUNY Upstate Medical University that has active research programs in Cell Biology, Developmental Biology and Neuroscience and the Lewis Lab regularly participates in seminar series and other programs with SUNY UMU researchers. http://www.upstate.edu/research/research-departments.php

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job # 073155
Job Title Research Post Doc - Biology
Location On campus
Pay Range Commensurate with experience
FLSA Status Exempt
Hours

As determined by the direct supervisor.

Job Type Full-time
Campus Syracuse, NY
Unionized Position Code Not Applicable
Job Description

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position to work in the Lewis Lab (biology.syr.edu/faculty/lewis/lewis_research.htm) examining how transcription factors specify the unique characteristics of spinal cord interneurons.

The SU Biology department (biology.syr.edu) is a vibrant department with strengths in Developmental Biology, Genetics, Epigenetics, Neuroscience, Ecology and Evolution. Additional Neuroscience faculty are also located in other SU departments (neuroscience.syr.edu/Faculty.html).

Qualifications

All candidates should have, or be about to obtain, a PhD in a relevant field.

Job Specific Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Developmental Biologist or Biochemist, preferably with experience of working with zebrafish or mouse.

Experience in any of the following techniques would be an advantage: zebrafish embryology, in situ hybridization, immunohistochemistry, live cell imaging using multiphoton/confocal microscopy, molecular biology, Co-IPs, constructing and analysing transgenic lines, FAC sorting and microarray analysis and/or bioinformatic analyses of RNA-Seq or Chip-Seq data.

Responsibilities

Perform research, write papers, present research findings, mentor graduate and undergraduate students.

Physical Requirements

NA

Tools/Equipment

NA

Application Instructions

Applicants should complete this online job application and include a cover letter stating why they are interested in the position, a full CV with bibliography, and the names, addresses and email addresses of at least three referees.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Informal enquiries can be addressed to kelewi02@syr.edu.

Job Posting Date 03/30/2017
Application Deadline 05/15/2017
Open Until Filled No
Priority Consideration
Job Category Faculty
Message to Applicants

Syracuse is an inexpensive and very pleasant and vibrant city to live in. It offers the amenities of a city without lots of the hassles. It has its own airport (15 minute drive from downtown) and is close to Toronto, New York City, Philadelphia, Montreal as well as the natural beauty of Upstate New York (Niagara Falls, The Finger Lakes, Adirondack lakes and mountains, etc).

Syracuse University also shares a campus with SUNY Upstate Medical University that has active research programs in Cell Biology, Developmental Biology and Neuroscience and the Lewis Lab regularly participates in seminar series and other programs with SUNY UMU researchers. http://www.upstate.edu/research/research-departments.php

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

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