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University of Rochester Staff Scientist, SMD - 223150 in Rochester, New York

Staff Scientist, SMD

Job ID

223150

Location

Medical Faculty Group

Full/Part Time

Full-Time

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 055 Pathology & Lab Medicine

Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY:

Dr. Bin Zhang's lab in the department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Rochester, New York is looking for a highly motivated staff scientist or postdoctoral fellow to work in the area of cytogenetics and chromosome biology. Dr. Zhang's group studies the formation, plasticity and epigenetic inheritance of centromere, and its potential clinical applications. The candidate should hold a PhD degree and have a strong background in molecular biology and cell biology. Experience with cell culture, gene cloning, DNA/RNA detection/quantification, and protein expression/detection are required.

DIRECTION RECEIVED:

Responsible to the supervising Faculty Director, Dr. Bin Zhang

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Designs, directs, and executes research in the area of cytogenetics and chromosome biology;

Analyzes, evaluates, and interprets experimental data and the significance;

Keeps abreast of the latest developments and trends in the field of interest;

Contributes to writing of research manuscripts and grant proposals.

QUALIFICATIONS:

For the postdoctoral fellow position, a doctoral degree in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, genetics or related scientific field is required.

For the staff scientist position, a minimum of 2-5 years of relevant postdoctoral training is required.

Experience with programming and genomic data analysis is desired. but not required.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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