Staff Scientist - molecular biology, biochemistry

Staff Name: 
Tom Misteli, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Receptor Biology and Gene Expression
Research Area Keywords: 

molecular biology, biochemistry

Position Description: 

The Staff Scientist will oversee the development and implementation of high-throughput imaging assays to probe pathways of alternative pre-mRNA splicing. The duties of the Staff Scientist will include development of innovative assays, development of RNAi/CRISPR screening approaches, implementation of image analysis pipelines, and follow-up biochemical work to determine mechanisms of action.  The successful candidate is expected to be self-motivated and to demonstrate the willingness and ability to independently develop advanced research projects.

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Experience Required: 

The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. degree in either molecular biology or biochemistry in RNA biology, have expertise in high-throughput imaging, and must have at least three years of post-doctoral experience, and a strong publication record in the field.

Additional Information: 

Bethesda, located adjacent to Washington, D.C., is an urban core of Montgomery County, MD.  Bethesda is one of the most affluent and highly educated communities in the United States.  Living in Bethesda offers residents a suburban feel with a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks.  The public schools in Bethesda are highly rated.

How To Apply: 

Interested individuals should send a brief cover letter, a CV and the contact information for three references to:

Attn: Lucia Croce, AO
LRBGE, CCR, National Cancer Institute
PH:  240-760-6589

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Lucia Croce
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