Postdoctoral Researcher - DNA Repair, Chromosome Instability

Kingston, Rhode Island
As per Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) guidelines
November 02 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Postdoctoral Position in DNA Repair and Chromosome Instability

National Institutes of Health-funded postdoctoral research position available immediately. The successful candidate will design and conduct experiments in the area of mammalian DNA repair, chromatin dynamics, and computational biology, in particular, as they relate to gaining a greater understanding of the molecular basis of the rare genetic disease Fanconi anemia. The biomedical research infrastructure at the University of Rhode Island is outstanding; and the research environment is highly collaborative across a broad range of disciplines. The University of Rhode Island is committed to promoting a campus culture and community where you are welcomed, respected and valued for who you are.



  • A Ph.D. in cell and molecular biology or a related field
  • Demonstrated strong record of publication in peer-reviewed journals
  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups


  • Expertise in DNA repair and chromatin biology
  • Expertise in mammalian tissue culture
  • Expertise in RNA-seq and ChIP-seq, or similar -omics technology
  • Expertise in computational biology

To Apply

Email a single pdf containing a cover letter and CV, including the names and contact information of three professional references, to Professor Niall G. Howlett, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Rhode Island (

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