Postdoctoral Fellow- Chromosome Biology, Genomics

Staff Name: 
H. Efsun Arda, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Receptor Biology and Gene Expression
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Chromosome Biology, Developmental Biology, Genomics 

Position Description: 

A postdoctoral position is available in Dr. Efsun Arda’s Developmental Genomics Group within the Laboratory of Receptor Biology and Gene Expression Branch at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH). Our research is focused on understanding the regulatory networks that govern pancreas cell identity and function in the context of diabetes and cancer. The lab is highly interdisciplinary and uses state-of-the-art technologies to address outstanding questions in human pancreas biology. The appointment is renewed annually upon performance evaluation for a maximum of five years. The candidate will be fully funded by a competitive intramural Center for Cancer Research (CCR) fellowship. Other fellowship opportunities outside NIH are also available and applications will be supported. CCR provides a highly collaborative, enabling environment for research fellows with more than 40 core facilities ranging from bioinformatics and computing, chemistry and structural biology, flow cytometry, genomics, imaging and microscopy, pharmacology, proteomics and single cell analysis.

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We are seeking to recruit both basic and translational research-oriented candidates with strong background in one or more of the following fields: Genomics, Chromatin, Developmental and Cell Biology, Biostatistics, Systems and Computational Biology. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and/or an M.D. degree, at least one first author peer-reviewed publication, and less than five years postdoctoral experience in a related field.

How To Apply: 

Applicants should send a detailed CV, a statement describing research interests and career goals, and three letters of reference to:

H. Efsun Arda, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Receptor Biology and Gene Expression
Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute, NIH Bethesda, MD 20892 United States

Contact Name: 
Efsun Arda
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