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Postdoctoral Scholar - Pediatrics

Employer
Pennsylvania State University
Location
State College
Salary
See job description.
Closing date
Feb 17, 2022

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Discipline
Health Sciences, Healthcare
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Faculty
Organization Type
Academia
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Postdoctoral Scholar - Pediatrics

Epigenetic regulation in normal and malignant hematopoiesis:

The Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, in Hershey, PA is currently accepting applications for entry- and senior-level postdoctoral/Scientist positions. The lab focuses on delineating the epigenetic pathways that regulate normal hematopoiesis and to further determine how regulatory networks are perturbed in leukemia. Our current research focuses are: 1) Investigating the underlying molecular mechanisms by which 3D genome topology controls the hematopoietic transcription program and lineage differentiation in normal and malignant hematopoiesis. 2) Delineating the role of long noncoding RNAs in regulating CTCF boundary function during hematopoiesis and leukemogenesis. 3) Epigenetic and transcriptional regulation of hematopoietic stem cell function. We utilize a variety of approaches including biochemical, proteomic, genomic, genome editing, and mouse modeling to study these questions. Here are representative recent publications from the lab (Luo et al., Blood, 2018, 132 (8): 837-848; Luo et al., 2019, Cancer Cell, 36: 645-659; Zeisig et al., Science Translational Medicine, 2021, 13 (482): eabc4822; Zhu et al., Nature Communications, 2021, 12 (1): 1956. Doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-22095-2); Li et al., 2020. NAR, 48(6): 3119-3133.

Prior experience in the study of gene regulation, hematopoiesis, and/or use of mouse models is preferred. Interested candidates should upload their Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter describing their background and research interests and additionally send to shuang4@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or yqiu1@pennstatehealth.psu.edu.

Candidates should have obtained a PhD or an MD/PhD degree in the fields of molecular biology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, mouse genetics or a related field prior to start. The candidate should have evidence of prior productive scientific work in the form of publications in peer-reviewed journals as well as teaching experience.

This is a limited-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire.

Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University polices.

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.



Apply online at https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PSU_Staff/job/College-of-Medicine/Postdoctoral-Scholar---Pediatrics_REQ_0000023073-1

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