Postdoctoral Researcher: Mammalian Developmental Epigenetics

Employer
Baylor College of Medicine
Location
Houston, Texas
Salary
Salary will be according to NIH guidelines, and compensation includes an excellent benefits package.
Posted
June 06 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Postdoc

Postdoctoral Researcher:

Mammalian Developmental Epigenetics

An opportunity is available for a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher to explore fundamental questions in mammalian developmental epigenetics. Our lab focuses on genome-wide analysis of DNA methylation, with specific interests in 1) interindividual epigenetic variation and human disease, and 2) epigenetic mechanisms of body weight regulation. Individuals with relevant backgrounds, including in epigenomics, genetics, cell biology, neuroscience, developmental biology, computer science, and nutrition, are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will work independently and take a leading role, under the guidance and supervision of the PI. The position is based in the Texas Medical Center, the world’s largest medical center and a vibrant and collaborative research environment. Salary will be according to NIH guidelines, and compensation includes an excellent benefits package. Candidates must be recent recipients of a Ph.D. with good publications in a relevant discipline. US citizens and permanent residents are particularly encouraged to apply.  Applicants should submit (in a merged PDF) a statement of research interests, curriculum vitae, and names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three referees to: Robert A. Waterland, Ph.D., Departments of Pediatrics and Molecular & Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates St., Houston, TX 77030; E-mail: waterland@bcm.edu. Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action/ Equal Access Employer.

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