: Binghamton, NYPosted:
: Feb 5, 2021Closes:
: Open Until FilledType:
: Full-time TemporaryRef. No.:
: 16893Position ID:
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Budget Title: Postdoctoral Associate (SL-1), Full-Time Temporary
The Postdoctoral Research Associate will work on a project "Chemical Approaches to Control the Function of Regulatory RNAs" and assume a leading role in a team involving several graduate and undergraduate students working on optimization of RNA interference (RNAi) and CRISPR efficiency and specificity using chemically modified RNAs, and synthesis, biophysical studies and biological (cell culture) experiments to test the ability of triplex-forming peptide nucleic acids (PNAs) to modulate the structure and function of complex non-coding regulatory RNAs. The project is interdisciplinary and involves collaborations with structural biochemists. The project involves synthetic organic chemistry, nucleic acid chemistry and biochemistry, and RNAi and CRISPR biology to study the modified RNAs.
- Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry or related field
- Experience with nucleic acid, peptide or carbohydrate chemistry
- Experience with molecular biology and cell culture techniques, RNAi, and CRISPR
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Deadline for Internal Applicants: February 23, 2021
Deadline for External Applicants: Open until filled
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the vacancy is filled.
Persons interested in this position should apply online.
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- Contact information for three professional references
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