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Postdoctoral Associate – Stem Cell & Cancer Epigenetics
July 15, 2017 - August 15, 2017
An academic postdoctoral associate position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Jennifer Trowbridge to study epigenetic mechanisms governing hematopoietic stem cell lineage commitment, and how deregulation of epigenetic modifications leads to myeloproliferative disorders including leukemia (http://trowbridgelab.com).
The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) offers a unique research and training environment characterized by multidisciplinary scientific collaboration, unparalleled mouse resources, outstanding core services, and is located adjacent to Acadia National Park in coastal Maine. Translational research collaborations in genomics-based, personalized medicine are fostered through our new JAX Genomic Medicine campus in Farmington, CT. In addition to lab-based training, JAX has developed a unique program for trainees to expand their professional skills in science communication, entrepreneurship, teaching, mentoring and laboratory management to best prepare postdocs for future career opportunities.
Ability to plan, execute and analyze an independent research project, as well as exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Preference given to self-motivated and career-oriented individuals.
A Ph.D. degree in biological or related sciences in required, and a strong training background in molecular biology, cell biology and/or epigenetics is preferred.