Postdoctoral Fellow - Phanstiel Lab

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Position TitlePostdoctoral Fellow - Phanstiel LabVacancy IDPDS001885DepartmentThurston Arthritis Res Center - 429201Position TypePostdoctoral Scholar Posting Details

Salary RangeDependent on Qualifications/ExperienceFull-time/Part-timeFull TimeIf part-time, hours per weekFTE1.00Proposed Start DateEstimated Duration of Appointment12 MonthsPosting Open Date12/01/2017Posting Close DateOpen Until FilledYesWork LocationChapel Hill, NCPosition Summary

The Phanstiel Lab at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ( is looking for a highly motivated and creative postdoctoral fellow to study mechanisms of gene regulation during human development using state-of-the-art molecular, genetic (CRISPR/Cas9), and genomic (Hi-C, ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq and RNA-seq) approaches. We are particularly interested in understanding the mechanisms through which enhancers and three-dimensional chromatin structure alter transcriptional output during cellular differentiation. The successful applicant will use targeted and genome-wide approaches to study transcriptional control during immune cell development both in normal conditions and within the context of the tumor microenvironment. Our research is highly interdisciplinary and involves cutting edge DNA sequencing technology, bioinformatic analysis, and genome editing. We encourage applicants with relevant experience–either experimental or computational–and those looking to develop new skills in these exciting areas.

Educational Requirements

PhD in Biological Sciences, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Bioinformatics and/or related field of study

Qualifications and Experience

Must have a completed PhD and have experimental or computational research experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Department Contact Name and TitleDouglas PhanstielDepartment Contact Telephone or [email protected] Affairs Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to [email protected]

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Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. List of References
  3. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a PhD in the Biological Sciences?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Describe your previous research experience.

    (Open Ended Question)




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Posted: 1/22/2019
Application Due: 11/25/2019
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