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Biological Sciences, Postdoctoral Associate

Albany, NY - Posted on: Monday 11/21/16

Description

About University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,300 students in eight schools and colleges across three campuses.

Located in Albany, New York, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

Job Description:

A postdoctoral position is available starting January 2017 in the molecular genomics group of Assistant Professor Morgan Sammons at the University at Albany.  Our team leverages the power of advanced genomics and high-throughput sequencing technologies to investigate the interplay between the genome, epigenome, and transcription factors involved in tumor suppression. This position offers a great opportunity for the appointee to apply their skills to highly relevant questions in cancer biology and to rapidly progress to independence. Dr. Sammons firmly believes in providing trainees with the skills and experiences they need to advance their careers.

The ideal candidate would be highly skilled in molecular biology, cell culture, and/or genomics, as evidenced by publication in top peer reviewed journals.  Candidates with skills in computational biology or bioinformatics are highly encouraged to apply, but creativity and a willingness to learn are always welcome.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. degree or equivalent in any area of the life sciences or in a related field from a university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) or an internationally recognized accrediting organization
  • Skills in molecular biology, genetics, and cell culture
  • The applicant must be collaborative and possess good communication skills in English.
  • Applicants must be willing and able to work with colleagues of diverse cultural backgrounds.

Additional Information:

Professional Rank and Salary Range: Postdoctoral Associate, SL-1

Start Date: January 1, 2017

A review of applications will begin immediately and the search will remain open until the position is filled.

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To Apply:

Please apply online via http://albany.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=78977

Application Instructions:

Applicants MUST submit the following documents:

  • CV
  • Names and contact information for three work-related references
  • Cover letter addressing rationale for applying to this position

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