Applications are solicited for a postdoctoral fellowship position in the research laboratory of Paul Valdmanis, PhD in the Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Genetics at the University of Washington.
The successful applicant will be responsible for working on an NIH-funded project examining the contribution of tandem repeat expansions to neurodegenerative disease. The candidate will be directly involved in design, application and development of genetic tools and technologies for analyzing repeat expansions.
The successful candidate must hold (or will soon receive) a PhD in genetics, bioinformatics, molecular and cellular biology, or a related field. The candidate must have demonstrated the ability to work both independently and as part of a diverse research team and have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Preference will be given to applicants with extensive experience in:
• Bioinformatics and programming expertise.
• Genomic data analysis (e.g. long-read sequencing, RNA-seq).
• Strong working knowledge and hands on experience with various molecular biology and tissue culture techniques.
Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information of three referees and be sent to Paul Valdmanis: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Valdmanis lab is committed to assembling and training a diverse and talented team of researchers. We strive to create an equitable and inclusive lab experience for scientists of all identities and backgrounds.
The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
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