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Postdoctoral Fellow

Organization
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Job Location
1 Bungtown Rd.
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
United States
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits program, including medical and dental insurance, and access to an affordable and licensed on-site childcare center. In addition, CSHL Meetings and Courses program provides an opportunity for interacting with a broad range of researchers and exposure to timely advances in many areas of scientific research.

Job Description


Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory invites applications for a Virology Postdoctoral Fellow (2 years’ experience) in the laboratory of Dr. Thomas Gingeras. The successful candidates will join a team of molecular and computational biologists with research interests in the evaluation of transcriptional profiling and regulation. The focus of the project that the candidate would be in the development of novel methods of detection and quantification of SARS-CoV 2.

Candidates from non-traditional and/or underrepresented backgrounds, broadly defined, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Requirements

Applicants should have a PhD in Virology. Expertise or previous experience in working human pathogenic RNA viruses and infected human samples. Experience in working in a BSL-2+ facility is also required. RNA sequencing and data analysis experience is desired but not essential. Interested candidates should e-mail their application to [email protected] as a single pdf file with subject: Postdoc Application. The application file should include: (1) CV with the publication list, (2) a brief description of research interests, (3) contact information for three references.

In addition, the candidates should upload their application online at: http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/17098
We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits program, including medical and dental insurance, and access to an affordable and licensed on-site childcare center. In addition, CSHL Meetings and Courses program provides an opportunity for interacting with a broad range of researchers and exposure to timely advances in many areas of scientific research.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and educational institution recognized internationally for its excellence in fundamental areas, such as cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics, and quantitative biology. The Laboratory has long been recognized as a place for nurturing young scientists, with postdoctoral researchers being an integral part of the discovery process. The Laboratory offers a warm, collegial, and collaborative work environment as well as a competitive salary and benefits in a beautiful location about one hour from New York City.
Website: https://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, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. VEVRAA Federal Contractor

How to Apply

Interested candidates should e-mail their application to [email protected] as a single pdf file with subject: Postdoc Application. The application file should include: (1) CV with the publication list, (2) a brief description of research interests, (3) contact information for three references.

In addition, the candidates should upload their application online at: http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/17098

About Our Organization

Founded in 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has shaped contemporary biomedical research and education with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. Home to eight Nobel Prize winners, the private, not-for-profit Laboratory employs 1,100 people including 600 scientists, students and technicians. The Meetings & Courses Program hosts more than 12,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campuses in Long Island and in Suzhou, China. The Laboratory’s education arm also includes an academic publishing house, a graduate school and programs for middle and high school students and teachers.

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