A postdoctoral fellow position is available in the Günzl laboratory in the Department of Genetics and Genome Sciences at UConn Health in Farmington, Connecticut, USA. Dr. Günzl is looking for a motivated postdoc to work on a NIH-funded project in Molecular Parasitology aimed at understanding the fundamental role of the cyclin-dependent kinase CRK9 in pre-mRNA processing in Trypanosoma brucei.
Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant field.
Expertise in gene expression assays and protein biochemistry is desired.
The position is for 12 months initially, and renewable depending on performance. The successful candidate will receive training in professional and personal development, research collaboration, presentation and publication of results, outreach, and mentoring. There will be opportunities for development of additional research projects and proposal development related to the broader project goals.
The position includes a competitive salary and full benefits including health insurance.
The start date is flexible, but an early start would be preferable. Applications should include: (i) brief cover letter, (ii) curriculum vitae, (iii) a brief description of past research accomplishments, (iv) the names and contact information of three references.
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Gunzl lab: http://facultydirectory.uchc.edu/profile?profileId=gunzl-arthur
UConn Health, Department of Genetics & Genome Sciences: https://health.uconn.edu/genetics/
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