Post Doctoral position at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Organization
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Job Location
Cold Spring Harbor, New York,
Salary
Benefits

Comprehensive

Job Description

Positions are open for enthusiastic and talented Postdoctoral Fellows interested in defining genetic/epigenetic mechanisms that regulate the fine balance between tissue homeostasis and cancer. The project involves deriving neural stem cells (NSCs) from engineered mouse models, characterizing these cells at biochemical, molecular and cellular level to elucidate epigenetic mechanisms controlling cell fate, and determining how perturbations in these processes lead to glioma.

The successful candidates will join a research team at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory with a strong track record in generating novel mouse models to discover cancer genes that when perturbed drive tumorigenesis. Current efforts are focused on determining the mechanisms whereby chromatin remodelers regulate global gene expression cascades that control NSC differentiation/fate, and defining how perturbation of these pathways leads to glioma development.

Requirements

Successful candidates are expected to stand out through their ongoing original research in the broad areas of molecular, cell or cancer biology. A Ph.D. in a related discipline is required.

Qualified applicants are invited to apply for this position via the CSHL careers website at: https://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/7762

Position Numner 01031-R

Please include a cover letter describing your previous experience, summary of research accomplishments, and interest in this position; your CV and the names and contact information for three references.

For more information about CSHL, please visit us at www.cshl.edu.

CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

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