Postdoctoral Fellow

Job description

Postdoctoral Fellow

New Orleans LA
Open Date:
Jul 9, 2019

Coordinates and manages translational research program focused on the interaction between early life stress and epigenetic and genetic factors to predict child health and development.


Participation in processing of biological samples, running molecular assays including qPCR, telomere length assays, microarray and gene expression studies  60 % of job


Training and supervision of personnel and students in all aspects of the research studies conducting in the lab. Supervise students as needed within the management and coordination of the laboratory  15 % of job


Manuscript preparation and submission - Manuscripts must be prepared and submitted to peer reviewed publishing houses in a timely manner and follow-ups from reviewers acted upon for resubmissions in an expeditious manner  15 % of job


Attendance at lectures and scientific meetings to present data through oral and poster presentations
Preparation of potential submissions to appropriate organizations for meeting/conference presentations must be done on an ongoing basis throughout fellowship  5 % of job


Performs other duties as requested or required, whether or not specifically mentioned in this job description.  5% of job


PhD in cell and molecular biology, genetics, psychology, or neuroscience

Four years of previous experience, including both clinical and bench research

Capability of working independently in the laboratory
                Previous experience supervising students in a research setting
                Established skills in molecular genetics, DNA and RNA extraction, processing and assays
                Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
                Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to effectively work within a team structure

Application Instructions:

Candidates must apply in Interfolio and provide the following: 


Name and contact information (phone and email) of 3 references

Information for person//University to contact for verification of completion of doctorate degree 




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Posted: 7/24/2019
Application Due: 6/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time