Post-Doctoral Fellow Position #00017839

UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Minimum of $47,000 + benefits (dependent upon experience)
May 16 2018
JobID 4353
Position Type
Full Time
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UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Position # 00017839

Compensation and Appointment:

  • $47,000 + (DOE)
  • Benefits: Includes single or family health care coverage (premiums paid for by the university), basic life insurance, EAP, retirement plan, tuition waiver.  Optional benefits available: supplemental life, dental, vision, long term care insurance, flexible spending account, supplemental retirement plans.  
  • Twelve (12) month, non-tenure track, special appointment with University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), Department of Biomedical Sciences.

Review of applications will begin immedicately.  Position is open until filled.  For more information or to apply visit Look for JobID 4353.

Job Summary and Responsibilities:
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.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Ph.D. in molecular biology, molecular genetics, biochemistry, or a related field.
  • 0 to 3 years of postdoctoral research experience.
  • Submit a letter of interest specifying your career goals, CV, and names of at least 3 references.
  • Successful completion of criminal history records check.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. 

Preferred Requirements:

  •  Extensive experience in genetics, confocal microscopy, protein purification, live-cell imaging, and genomic/proteomics.

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Note: Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.