Department/Area: Oral Medicine, Infection, and Immunity
Kota Laboratory at Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Kota Laboratory at Harvard School of Dental Medicine is seeking a motivated postdoctoral candidate to study allelic gene expression and epigenetic regulation of skeletal diseases. Projects will be focused on understanding the regulation of gene expression in ES cells, MSCs and mouse models of skeletal diseases. Successful candidate under the direction of the principal investigator, conducts a variety of routine experiments using molecular, cell biology, biochemistry techniques.
Successful candidates will have a strong background in molecular biology, cell biology, and biochemistry. Experience and knowledge in ES cell culture, molecular biology techniques commonly employed in RNA, chromatin analysis, protein biochemistry, RNA-seq, Chip-seq , NGS data analysis and mouse genetics are preferred. The candidate will be expected to work independently and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
This position is grant funded and appointed on an annual basis.
The Harvard School of Dental Medicine values diversity among its faculty and staff, is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.
PhD (or about to be awarded) in molecular biology, cell biology, and biochemistry or a relevant field.
Relevant background and demonstrated ability in Cell biology techniques (including culture, maintenance of primary cells, transient and stable transfection etc), Molecular biological techniques (DNA/RNA, protein extraction and purification, standard and quantitative PCR, western blot etc) along with experience in mouse colony management is required. Successful candidate will be expected to work independently on multiple projects simultaneously and must have excellent communication skills with strong attention to detail.
Dr. Satya Kota Harvard School of Dental Medicine 188 Longwood Avenue Boston, MA 02115
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Interested candidates can send CV, a cover letter which includes a description of research experience, and contact details of 3 references to: Dr. Satya Kota by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 10195
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