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Postdoc available@Princeton: RNA-Guided DNA Rearrangement
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Postdoc Opportunity: Princeton University
DNA Rearrangements, Recombination, Epigenetics, and Non-coding RNAs
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY



Postdoctoral Research Associate or senior research position in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University, with focus on DNA Rearrangements, Recombination, Epigenetics, Evolution, and non-coding RNAs in the unicellular eukaryote Oxytricha.

Professor Laura Landweber seeks a postdoctoral research associate to study the mechanism of scrambled gene and genome rearrangements in ciliates, particularly the role of non-coding RNAs or epigenetic factors, using experimental or bioinformatic research tools or both.

Requirements:  PhD in molecular biology or relevant field. Strong experimental or computational training, experience, and publications from the PhD, ability to work independently and creatively, and strong research and written/oral communication skills are necessary.
For more information about the lab, see http://www.princeton.edu/~lfl and recent publications, such as Nature 2008, v451, p153 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18046331)   or
Science 2009, v324, p935 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19372392).

This is initially a one-year appointment with possibility of renewal based on satisfactory performance.  Funding is currently available for three years.  Apply online at http://jobs.princeton.edu/.  Search for Requisition # 1000366 and include a letter, CV, statement of research interest, and email addresses of three references. Application review will begin immediately; start date is flexible.

Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and complies with applicable EEO and affirmative action regulations.


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   Laura F. Landweber,  Professor
   Ecology & Evolutionary Biology,  Guyot Hall
   Princeton University, Princeton, NJ  08544
   http://www.princeton.edu/~lfl
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