Postdoctoral Research Fellow

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
Up to $48,000 per annum. Salaries will be primarily based on NIH guidelines.
September 07 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Molecular Epigenetics

We are seeking a wet-lab postdoctoral fellow to work under the direct supervision of Dr. Gangning Liang at the USC Institute of Urology, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, and University of Southern California.  This project will focus on study the molecular mechanisms driving the recruitment of chromatin modifiers to the chromatin in cancer cells. Our Lab is using and developing cutting edge experimental and computational methods based on molecular biology and next-generation sequencing. Candidates with strong background in epigenetics, genomics and molecular biology are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications:

• A recent Ph.D in molecular biology/epigenetics-related studies;

• Knowledge of epigenetics, genomics, genetics and cell biology would be an asset;

• Background in ChIP-sequencing is a definite asset;

• Demonstrated excellent publication record of scientific achievement;

• Experience with analytic tools such as R or Matlab.;

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

• Highly motivated and self-driven to address challenging questions in the field of epigenomics.

For consideration, please send a CV, a brief statement of scientific/research interests, contact information for three references and start date availability to:

Dr. Gangning Liang, email:

Gangning Liang, Ph.D

Professor of Urology

Director of Epigenetic Translational Research 

USC Institute of Urology

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

University of Southern California

1441 Eastlake Ave. NOR7344

Los Angeles, CA 90089-9176


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