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.
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