Posted: May 4, 2021

Post-doctoral position investigating the role of sex during embryonic development

Salary: Monthly
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2021

Postdoctoral Position available immediately to investigate epigenetic and gene expression differences between male and female mice across embryonic development and in cancer. Our laboratory pursues basic research to understand sex differences throughout the lifespan, using a combination of developmental biology, functional genomics, cell-based studies and mouse models. The Fels Institute is a prestigious research institute affiliated with the Temple University School of Medicine, with a strong focus in epigenetics, signaling and cancer. Applicants must have a Ph.D., a background in epigenetics, and proficiency in a range of cell/developmental biology, molecular, immunological and genomic techniques, including experience in tissue culture, flow cytometry, DNA methylation analysis, and chromatin immunoprecipitation. Basic bioinformatic skills are a requirement. Experience with mice is preferred. Excellent oral and written English language skills are essential. Candidate should be highly motivated, creative, with strong work ethic and ability to work independently as well as in collaborative research efforts. Applicants must have at least 2 first author publications from his/her PhD training. Please submit application electronically with curriculum vitae, a cover letter with statement of research interests and how you think you can contribute to the lab, and the names/phone numbers/emails of three people who can provide letters of reference to: Dr. Nora Engel, Fels Institute of Cancer Research and Molecular Biology, Temple School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. email: [email protected]