Post Doctoral Fellow

University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota (US)
Salary based upon experience + benefits
March 14 2018
Position 00023005
Position Type
Full Time
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UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA, Post Doctoral Fellow, Position #00023005

Dr. Tulin’s laboratory, Epigenetics Working Group, University of North Dakota, is seeking a highly-motivated, energetic post-doctoral research fellow with research interests in mechanisms of chromatin regulation and model organisms.  The position is available immediately and is planned for at least three years, with a possibility of renewal.  The successful candidate is expected to apply biochemical and molecular biology techniques (molecular cloning, Western blot, qRT-PCR, ChIP, ChIP-seq, protein purification, protein complexes reconstitution in vitro) and microscopy to conduct the research on epigenetic regulation of development and cancer.  The primary research focus of Dr. Tulin’s lab is on fundamentals of chromatin regulation and RNA fate during the normal development and in carcinogenesis, as well as on translating the findings of fundamental biology for clinical applications in oncology.  Projects in Dr. Tulin’s lab cover the molecular mechanisms of chromatin remodeling and regulation of gene expression and employ in vitro assays as well as mouse and Drosophila model organisms.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in molecular biology, molecular genetics, biochemistry, or a related field and 0 to 3 years of postdoctoral research experience.  Preference will be given to candidates having extensive experience in genetics, confocal microscopy, protein purification, live-cell imaging, and genomics / proteomics.  The specific project will be discussed and determined with the candidate during the interview.  We will start reviewing the application immediately until the position is filled. 

To apply, please e-mail a letter of interest specifying your career goals, CV, and names of at least 3 referees to:

Alexei V. Tulin, PhD

Professor and Program Leader

Epigenetics Program

Department of Biomedical Sciences

UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences

501 North Columbia Road, Stop 9061

Grand Forks, ND 58202


Reference the position number in the e-mail subject line.

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