Postdoctoral Fellowship Genetic/Pulmonary/Personalized Med, Genomics, Gene Therapy, Bioinformatics

Postdoctoral Fellowship Genetic/Pulmonary/Personalized Med, Genomics, Gene Therapy, Bioinformatics

Exciting opportunities funded by an NIH T32 Institutional Training Grant are available to work on clinically relevant problems in the area of genetic and pulmonary medicine in the Department of Genetic Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City. Topics include gene therapy (basic science, proof of concept, pre-clinical safety and efficacy, and clinical trials), pulmonary biology and medicine (transcriptomic and genomic effects of environmental exposures including smoking and air pollution, pulmonary diseases including COPD and IPF, basic biology and pathobiology of airway epithelium, endothelium, mesenchymal, and immune cells), bioinformatics relating to biology and genetics of human disease, and development of tools for analysis of human genomes). Learn more at https://geneticmedicine.weill.cornell.edu/ . Enjoy highly interactive research groups, outstanding resources, a vibrant academic and medical community, and a program of mentoring embedded in the T32 program. Due to funding restrictions, applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents. Successful applicants must hold a terminal degree (MD, PhD, or equivalent) and demonstrate experience in a relevant field through authorship on peer-reviewed publications. To apply, please forward a single PDF file by email (geneticmedicine@med.cornell.edu) containing a cover letter addressing your career plans, research interests, and eligibility for this position, a current CV, and the names and email contact information for three senior researchers who can provide insight into the candidate’s potential for success in the field.

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