Full-Time Postdoctoral Fellow - Nechiporuk Lab

Organization:

School of Medicine, 
Department of Cell,
Developmental & Cancer Biology

Date Posted: 05/28/2020
City: Portland, Oregon
Country: USA
Primary Category: Research
Type of Position: Postdoctoral Fellow; Full-Time

Description & Details: 

This full-time (1.0FTE) position for a junior level PhD post-doctoral researcher will provide a mechanism for the hired individual to develop into a successful independent researcher in the fields of developmental biology. The Nechiporuk lab uses zebrafish as a model system to study the formation of the peripheral nervous system. The broad research focus is to discover mechanisms driving collective cell migration. The hired individual will use variety of modern approaches, including transgenesis, CRISPR-based genome editing, single-cell RNA sequencing (scRNA-seq), live imaging, and biochemical approaches, to dissect intracellular processes that drive collective cell migration during development. The proposed training will be conducted at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, OR.

Qualifications: PhD in life sciences such as genetics, anatomy, biology, biochemistry, or related field.

Salary and Benefits: The hiring salary for this position is set according to NIH guidelines. Benefits include medical and dental insurance as well as retirement benefits.

To Apply: Interested individuals should email their CV, short statement of research interests, and the names and contact information for three references to Alex Nechiporuk  (nechipor@ohsu.edu)