Post Doc Fellow

Evanston, Illinois
Post Doc NIH Guidelines
May 14 2021
Life Sciences, Genetics
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Postdoctoral Research Fellow - (76143)  Position Highlights:



Post Doc Fellow

Location: Evanston, IL

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Hours: Monday-Friday, Day Shift

Required Travel: Within NorthShore Sites  


What you will need:


Education: PhD Required, in molecular biology, neuroscience, genetics/genomics, computational biology or bioinformatics Certification: N/A Experience: With PhD training in molecular biology, cellular biology, neuroscience, genetics or bioinformatics Skills: Knowledge of molecular biology, cellular biology, neuroscience, genetics/genomics, computational biology, or bioinformatics. Ability to prepare  scientific manuscripts for publication. Ability to develop scientific proposals to apply for fellowships. Capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect experiment or reporting of results and of taking corrective action or notifying appropriate supervisory personnel. Ability to analyze large genomic data sets is also a plus. Experience with stem cell culture, neuroscience research or bioinformatics is a plus. Analyze large genomic datasets is a plus.  




What you will do:




Focus is on using patient-specific induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC)-derived neurons and brain organoids models to study the molecular and neurobiological basis of neuropsychaitric and neurodegenerative disorders (Forrest MP, et a., Cell Stem Cell. 2017; Zhang S. et al. Science. 2020). Be involved in iPSC culture, neuron differentiation, open chromatin mapping, CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing, single cell RNA-seq and ATAC-seq, CRISPRi/a for gene perturbation, scaled morphological and electrophysiological analyses of neurons and brain organoids. Take part in the computational analyses of large genomic datasets such as single cell ATAC-seq  




NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is an integrated healthcare delivery system consistently ranked a Top 15 Major Teaching Hospital in the U.S. Headquartered in Evanston, Illinois, NorthShore comprises five hospitals (EvanstonGlenbrookHighland ParkSkokie and Swedish), 140 Medical Group and Specialty Care offices, and more than 3,000 physicians, serving over 635,000 patients. The organization supports academics and research as the principal teaching affiliate for the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Recognized for nursing excellence, NorthShore is a Magnet designated organization--the first system in Illinois to receive this prestigious honor. NorthShore has an established reputation and employs over 12,500 people. 




When you work for NorthShore, you will be part of an organization that encourages its employees to achieve career goals and maximize their professional potential.




Please explore our website ( to better understand how NorthShore delivers on its mission "to preserve and improve human life" through superior clinical care, academic excellence and innovative research. 




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