SUMMARY: This grant-supported postdoctoral position involves primary research and related professional activities associated with a long-term research project on gene regulation in the immune system.
BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY: Conduct research on a large-scale genomics data, leading to publication of articles in peer-reviewed journals and presentation of results at professional meetings.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Research (100%) The role of the Postdoctoral Associate is to engage in innovative research related to diverse high-throughput genomic data from the immune system of humans and/or mice. Specific research projects include analysis of single-cell RNA sequencing from humans with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and, mouse immune cell data (RNAseq, ATACseq, PROseq) from different T cell lineages, relating to understanding differences between the adult and neonatal immune system. Expected to conceptualize, initiate, and pursue novel hypotheses and genomic explorations with a high degree of intellectual and day-to-day independence. Integrate genomics data with other experimental data. Draft and submit manuscripts for publication in top-level peer-reviewed scientific journals; present results at professional meetings, conferences, and seminars. Engage in ongoing academic and intellectual life within lab and with collaborators, and with the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics.
This is a one year term position, renewable depending on funding, available work, and performance.
Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
If you require an accommodation for a disability in order to complete an employment application or to participate in the recruiting process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell University's Office of Workforce Policy and Labor Relations at voice (607) 254-7232, fax (607) 255-0298, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants that do not have internet access are encouraged to visit your local library, or local Department of Labor. You may also visit the office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. to use a dedicated workstation to complete an online application.
Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.
In 1865, Ezra Cornell founded an institution "where any person can find instruction in any study." From the beginning, all students were welcome, regardless of race, gender, ideology, or socioeconomic status. Today, we invite you to join our talented and diverse students and accessible faculty who, together, form a living and learning community unmatched in its breadth of opportunities.Cornell Uni...versity's college, schools, and other academic units offer more than 4,000 courses, 70 undergraduate majors, 93 graduate fields of study, undergraduate and advanced degrees, and continuing education and outreach programs.