Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Functional Genomics

Job Number: 72609

Location: St Louis, US

Job Description

The Jin Lab is seeking a talented and enthusiastic postdoctoral fellow to join our growing team in the Department of Genetics at Washington University School of Medicine. To tackle central questions about the pathophysiology of neuropathy, congenital hydrocephalus, cerebral palsy, and/or congenital heart defects, the fellow will conduct functional genomics research under the guiding aims:

  • Characterization of biological mechanisms disrupted by pathogenic mutations
  • Development of human disease models using in vivo or in vitro model systems
  • Implementation of multi-omics approach that integrate high-throughput imaging and machine learning coupled with CRISPR/Cas9 screens

Our interdisciplinary research environment brings together life scientists, computational biologists, and physician-scientists to identify mutations underlying human diseases and their pathogenic mechanisms with the ultimate goal of translating these findings into effective therapeutic treatments. For more information, please visit our lab webpage: https://scjin.github.io/

Required qualifications:

  • Recent PhD/MD in a biological sciences or related fields (Molecular Biology, Developmental Biology, Cell Biology, Neurosciences, Biochemistry, etc.)
  • Experience in the mouse or zebrafish handling, cell culture, neuroscience, and genomics
  • Good communication skills
  • In addition, applicants must be able to visit St. Louis for potential interviews

Applicants should email a single PDF file consisting of a letter of interest and CV, and should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to Dr. Jin ([Please click the Apply button for the link or email]).

Application Deadline: 2024-06-30

 

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