Two full-time (1.0FTE) positions for a junior level PhD post-doctoral researcher are open in the Nechiporuk lab at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, OR. These positions will provide a mechanism for the hired individual to develop into a successful independent researcher in the fields of cell and developmental biology. The Nechiporuk lab uses zebrafish as a model system to study mechanisms of the peripheral sensory system development and function. The hired individual will use variety of modern approaches, including transgenesis, CRISPR-based genome editing, single-cell RNA sequencing (scRNA-seq), and live imaging, to dissect intracellular processes that drive axon growth, neurotrophin signaling, and collective cell migration during development and disease. Successful candidates are expected to have a published record of accomplishment appropriate to level, and good written and oral communication skills.
Experience in model organism biology, cloning, molecular biology of DNA/RNA/protein, microscopy, CRISPR, complex genetics, bioinformatics is a plus.
Salary and Benefits:
The hiring salary for this position is set according to NIH guidelines.
Benefits include medical and dental insurance as well as retirement benefits.
PhD in life sciences such as genetics, anatomy, biology, biochemistry, or related field
Interested individuals should email their CV, short statement of research interests, and the names and contact information for three references to Alex Nechiporuk (firstname.lastname@example.org)