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Posted: Monday, March 6, 2017 12:12 AM


A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics at University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee

The successful applicant will work with an interdisciplinary team of investigators with expertise in cardiovascular disease, neurodegenerative disease, metabolic disease, anxiety or other mental disorder, glaucoma, and mouse genetics. Requirements include a Ph.D. or M.D., a strong record of research accomplishments and productivity, and research experience in at least one of the following areas: (1) Mouse and/or human genetics: experience with QTL, GWAS, and statistical genetics (2) bioinformatics or system biology: experience working with different types of high throughput data such as microarray, RNA-seq, and ChIP-seq; (3) genetics of cardiovascular disease: experience with cardiomyopathy research in particular; (4) Molecular biology: experience with gene cloning and loss-of-function technique.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, publication list, and contact information for three references to Dr. Lu Lu at Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

The candidate must also apply online

Only applications made through the online application portal will be considered.

Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience and based on the prevailing wage for postdoctoral research trainees set by the U.S. Department of Labor. The position includes an excellent benefits package ( 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 Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Title VI/IX/ Section 504/ ADA/ADEA Employer.

• Location: Memphis

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