Postdoctoral Research Associate

Job description

Position Title:

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Vacancy ID:



Medicine - MHI - 411427

Position Type:

Postdoctoral Scholar

Salary Range:

Dependent on Experience & Qualifications


Full Time



Proposed Start Date:


Estimated Duration of Appointment:

12 Months

Posting Open Date:


Posting Close Date:


Open Until Filled:


Work Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Summary:

Research performed in the McAllister Heart Institute at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill to study the molecular and cellular mechanisms of cardiac development and disease by using genetic approaches combined with single cell omics approaches and high-resolution imaging. The applicant is expected to drive the research project. The project will involve multi-omics approaches and generation of cell type specific transgenic and knockout lines to dissect genetic pathways governing cell-cell communication in cardiac development and disease.

Educational Requirements:

PhD degree in Developmental Biology, Genetics, Molecular biology or a discipline related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience is required. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Qualifications and Experience:

We are looking for highly motivated candidates with a solid background in genetics, molecular biology and cell biology. Experience working with animal model is desired.

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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Job No:
Posted: 2/17/2021
Application Due: 3/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time