Postdoctoral Research fellow
- Hormel Institute-University of Minnesota
- Location: Austin, MN
- Job Number: 7124408
- Posting Date: Feb 12, 2023
- Salary / Pay Rate: 55000and up
Our laboratory is seeking a Ph.D. molecular biologist to join our team in the study of DNA replica- tion-coupled epigenetic inheritance. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to investigate mechanisms of chromatin inheritance using budding yeast and mammalian cell lines, and
will receive comprehensive training in the field of epigenomics. For more information, please contact: [email protected] Chuanhe Yu, PhD, Assistant Professor, The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota.
FOCUS OF RESPONSIBILITIES
Conduct independent molecular biology and biochemistry experiments (70%) Assist lab members with molecular and cellular assays (5%)
Participate in lab/group meetings (5%)
Maintain complete and up-to-date records of cell lines, DNA stocks, and lab notes (10%)
Contribute to scientific writing, including the preparation of manuscripts for publication and grant proposals (10%)
• Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, or a related field
• Experience in molecular biology and cell culture techniques
• Good publication record in academic journals
• Excellent scientific and organizational skills.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications must be submitted online.
To be considered for this position, please go to: https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/ext/354061
To request an accommodation during the application process, please email [email protected] or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).
ABOUT THE LAB
Our laboratory is dedicated to exploring the mechanisms of inheritance of epigenetic information and is located at the University of Minnesota’s Health Sciences campus.
For more information, please visit our website at https://www.hi.umn.edu/research/research-sections/ inheritance-of-epigenetic-information/
ABOUT THE HORMEL INSTITUTE
The Hormel Institute is an independent biomedical research department within the University of Minnesota’s Office of the Vice President for Research. Established in 1942, The Hormel Institute will soon be celebrating 80 years of innovative research and today’s vision is “We inspire discoveries that improve and extend human life.” The Hormel Institute’s biomedical research is primarily focused on cancer research and the center is cutting edge, after tripling in size in 2008 and again doubling in size in 2016. The Hormel Institute is continuing to grow and expand to broaden our impact through innovative, world class research. Our scientists have complete access to the most cutting-edge technologies including a cryo-electron microscope (Titan Krios and Tecnai G2 Spirit Biotwin), FACS cell sorter, confocal microscopy, flow cytometry, protein crystallography robotics and defraction system, nano-HPLC-AB SCIEX triple TOF 5600 mass spectrometry, Leica tissue processor, embedder and microtome, real-time PCR instrumentation,
5 racks of Linux GPU supercomputers for computational biology and bioinformatics, spectrophotometers, and Western blot imagers. The Hormel Institute is located in Austin, MN, conveniently located 35 miles from Rochester, MN, and 100 miles (1.5 hours) south of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The Hormel Institute offers
a collaborative, innovative, supportive work environment where you will contribute to our vision of “inspiring discoveries that improve and extend human life.”
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