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Requisition # 2728

Position Basics

Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Friday, February 3rd, 2017
College:Carver College of Medicine


Salary:$47,484.00 to Commensurate

Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Percent Time:100%
Position Description:

The Price laboratory is seeking a postdoctoral scholar to perform biochemical and molecular genetic studies on transcription by RNA polymerase II through chromatin. Project will involve de novo initiation on native chromatin templates and global analyses. The overall goal of the lab is to examine regulation of gene expression that is accomplished during the elongation phase of transcription by RNA polymerase II. Basic mechanisms controlling transcription of human genes as well as specific regulation of HIV are studied.

Education Requirement:

 Interested applicants must have (or soon expect to have) a Ph.D. in a field that involves biochemical training. All PhD requirements must be met by the start date of employment.

Required Qualifications:

A strong background in transcription and/or chromatin is required. The applicant should be able to independently design, execute and interpret experiments. Applicants should also have strong molecular biology and biochemistry skills.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. A strong publication and presentation record is expected.

Desirable Qualifications:

Experience with in vitro transcription, chromatin remodeling, and bioinformatics is desired.

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vita
Name and Contact Information of References
Letters of Interest
 Number of References:  3

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Contact Information

Contact:David H Price -
3130 MERF
Phone: 319-335-7910
Department URL:

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