Postdoctoral Scholar-Human Genetics

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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May 27, 2022

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Postdoctoral Scholar-Human Genetics
University of California Los Angeles

Requisition Number: JPF07357

Applications are sought for a full-time Postdoctoral position. The successful candidate will work as part of an interdisciplinary research team led by Dr. Chongyuan Luo in the Department of Human Genetics at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. The focus of Dr. Luo's lab is the development of epigenomic technologies and neurodevelopmental disorders. Projects in the lab use epigenomic profiling of primary tissues and disease modeling using in vitro cell culture models. As part of the Impact of Genomic Variation on Function (IGVF) Consortium (, we will investigate the function of genetic variants in diverse human ancestral backgrounds using single-cell multi-omic profiling, population genetics approaches and high-throughput CRISPR interference perturbation. For this position, we are specifically looking for candidates with interests in developing methods for genome-wide perturbation approaches.

This position requires a Ph.D. in related field and experience in cell culture and mammalian gene expression approaches. We expect strong candidates to have demonstrated research skills in the form of preprints or peer reviewed publications.

The salary for this position starts from $70,000/year.

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We especially encourage women and those from backgrounds underrepresented in STEM fields to apply to our lab.

Start date: Summer 2022 (flexible).

The position will remain open until it is filled.

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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy,



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