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Posted: Thursday, January 18, 2018 9:35 PM

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellow position in the laboratory of Dr. Megan K. Mulligan, Ph.D. in the Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in the vibrant city of Memphis ( http://ilovememphisblog.com/). Highly qualified candidates can choose from an array of diverse research topics related to the genetics of GABA-A receptor signaling, behavior, neurobiology, stress response, alcohol and cannabinoid response, or addiction. This position offers many opportunities to interact and collaborate with renowned scientists around the globe and learn or expand existing skills in genomics, bioinformatics, systems genetics, single cell transcriptomics, proteomics, neurobehavior and addiction research. The position is for a minimum one-year appointment with the option to renew. Qualifications Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in genetics, molecular biology, neuroscience, bioinformatics, or related fields and a strong background in the biomedical sciences as indicated by first author publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentation of research at scientific meetings and conferences. Experience and interest in one or more of the following areas are required: design and implementation of rodent behavioral assays; rodent gene manipulation strategies; RNA/DNA/protein extraction; analysis of microarray, proteomics, RNA-seq and/or DNA-seq data sets; statistical analysis and modeling of large and complex (many different individuals and multiple time points and tissues) data sets; data analysis in R or other statistical software, mapping in rodent genetic populations; electrophysiology. Strong verbal and written communication skills in English are required and qualified applicants will be expected to immediately participate in manuscript and grant preparation. Interested and qualified applicants should send (1) a cover letter describing previous work, career goals, and proposed start date, (2) CV, and (3) two letters of reference to Dr. Mulligan at mkmulligan@uthsc.edu. Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience and is competitive for postdoctoral research fellows. The position includes an excellent benefits package ( http://www.uthsc.edu/postdoc/benefits.php). Located in Memphis, a dynamic Mid-South city rich in culture, history, diversity, music and cuisine, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is one of the largest, most comprehensive academic health centers in the United States with a solid commitment to postdoctoral training. UTHSC is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA/V institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.

For more details: https://jobs-search.org/administration/postdoctoral-fellowgenetics-genomics-and-informatics-wanted-in-memphis_i16317

Company: University Of Tennessee Health Science Center
Email: mkmulligan@uthsc.edu

• Location: Memphis

• Post ID: 34641707 memphis
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