POST DOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE in cancer biology at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular G

Salary is commensurate with experience
December 06 2018
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Full Time
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Job description

A post-doctoral position is available in Benevolenskaya laboratory to study the RB pathway using single cell RNA sequencing. The laboratory is broadly interested in tumor suppressor genes and mechanisms of epigenetic and metabolic regulation in cancer. Research in the lab focuses on the histone demethylase KDM5A and is aimed at better understanding of the roles played by pRB and KDM5A in cell metabolism and differentiation. The lab is using diverse techniques in molecular and cellular biology in a variety of cellular and animal model systems.

Desired skills and experience

We are seeking a highly motivated and creative individual with not more than 6 years after obtaining PhD degree in biological sciences. A strong publication record is also expected. Previous experience in biochemistry, molecular genetics or cancer biology is preferred.

About the employer

The Benevolenskaya laboratory is at Department of Biochemistry and Genetics at University of Illinois at Chicago. The position provides a rich intellectual environment within a group of investigators at the department, with full integration into the large research communities in Chicago area. The department provides a stimulating environment for state-of -the-art research in developmental, cell, and cancer biology. For information about the department, please see 

Salary is commensurate with experience and includes generous benefits.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment.  Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

To apply

For fullest consideration, please submit a cover letter, CV and names of 3 references to by January 15, 2019.

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