Postdoctoral Fellow

Staff Name: 
Sandra L. Wolin, M.D., Ph.D.
RNA Biology Laboratory
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Multiple Positions Available: 
Research Area Keywords: 

RNA-protein interactions, noncoding RNAs, RNA surveillance

Position Description: 

The Wolin laboratory has recently moved to the National Cancer Institute as part of a new initiative in RNA Biology.

A fully funded postdoctoral position is available in the areas of noncoding RNA function, RNA surveillance pathways, and the mechanisms by which defects in RNA decay pathways contribute to diseases such as cancer and autoimmunity. We use mammalian cells and bacteria as complementary systems, and projects in both systems are available.

Our group is part of the newly formed RNA Biology Laboratory in the Center for Cancer Research. We are part of the Center of Cancer Research’s RNA Initiative, which includes more than 50 laboratories evenly split between the Frederick and Bethesda campuses of the National Cancer Institute. The environment is highly collaborative and collegial, with the ability to interact with a wide range of scientists. The position is ideal for motivated candidates who are seeking additional training in RNA biology.

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C.V. Required: 
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Experience Required: 

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or an equivalent doctoral degree and have less than five years postdoctoral experience in a related field. Candidates should also have significant experimental training in molecular biology or biochemistry, as evidenced by publications.

How To Apply: 

Applicants should send a cover letter discussing their interests in the position, CV and a list of 3 references to

Contact Name: 
Sandra Wolin
Contact E-mail:

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