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Requisition # 3043

Position Basics

Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
College:Carver College of Medicine



Position Details

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

The Price laboratory is seeking a postdoctoral scholar to help unravel basic mechanisms controlling RNA polymerase II transcription of human genes as well as specific transcriptional regulation of cytomegalovirus and other human pathogens. The lab uses a combination of molecular and biochemical techniques that includes in vitro transcription, genome editing with CRISPR, RNA-Seq, PRO-Seq and novel bioinformatics analyses. We are especially interested in the RNA polymerase II elongation control, the role of promoter proximal pausing, and the interplay of transcription and chromatin structure.

Education Requirement:

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

Required Qualifications:

Candidates must have successfully performed complex biochemical and molecular analyses. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. A strong publication and presentation record is expected.

Desirable Qualifications:

Experience with generation and analysis of transcription data is desired. Bioinformatics experience is especially desirable.

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 -
Eckstein Medical Research Building
431 Newton Road
260 EMRB
Iowa City, IA 52242
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