Post Doctoral Fellow

Grand Forks, North Dakota
$40,000-$43,000 + benefits (salary based upon experience)
January 17 2018
Position 00027513
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Full Time
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UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA, Post Doctoral Fellow, Position #00027513

A Post Doctoral position is available immediately to study gene networks and epigenetic changes underlying Lyme arthritis using an interdisciplinary approach. This is a collaborative project between the laboratories of Dr. Archana Dhasarathy (epigenetics), Dr. Catherine Brissette (Lyme disease) and Dr. Junguk Hur (bioinformatics). This presents a unique opportunity to work on a multidisciplinary study, which includes biochemical, molecular biological, and genome-wide techniques. Additional details about their laboratories can be found at

Candidates with experience in Molecular biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry or related fields are encouraged to apply. Experience with any of the following will be an advantage: Chromatin Biology, non-coding RNAs, DNA methylation, -omics platforms, FACS-based assays, microscopy, gene expression profiling (RNA-Seq and microarrays), next-generation sequencing, and bioinformatics experience.

Candidates will be expected to interact with faculty, staff, and students within a larger group (approximately 20 laboratories) of researchers at UND studying the Epigenomics of Development and Disease. The position is for one year, with possibility to extend to additional years based on the candidate’s performance.

Applicants should have a PhD degree in biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology or a related discipline, and have demonstrated excellence in at least one of the above areas as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications. Please email a Statement of Research (1 page), a PDF copy of the most significant research publication (1 paper), and a detailed CV including a list of 3 references who can provide letters of recommendations to: Archana Dhasarathy (, or mail to: Department of Biomedical Sciences (Stop 9061), Room 1733A, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, 501 N. Columbia Road, Grand Forks, ND 58202.

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This position is subject to a criminal history record check. 

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