Immediate opening for an NIH funded Postdoctoral position at the Tufts Boston Campus to study mineralized craniofacial development and disease using normal and genetic syndrome human dental pulp stem cells in tissue engineering applications for bone and tooth regeneration, and genetic zebrafish models for human craniofacial diseases. Competitive candidate will have a recent PhD in a related field of Developmental Biology, Molecular Biology or Genetics, and expertise with molecular techniques such as genome editing (Crispr/Cas9), siRNA transfection, DNA and RNA isolation and analyses. Highly motivated and enthusiastic candidate interested in the fields of craniofacial development and use of stem cells for craniofacial tissue regeneration are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be able to work independently, and also as a team player able to effectively work with others and independently. Tufts University offers excellent benefits and support.
Interested parties should submit their current curriculum vitae along with a statement describing their scholarly and clinical accomplishments and interests, as well as names and contact information of at least three references. Applications must be submitted electronically: https://apply.interfolio.com/86432.
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