Post Doc Research Fellow Lab - Takaku Lab

Position Information: Compensation and Appointment

Position:  Post-Doctoral Fellow

Remuneration / Salary: $45,000+/year;  commensurate with qualifications

Benefits: Includes single or family health care coverage (premiums paid for by the university), basic life insurance, EAP, retirement plan, tuition waiver.  Optional benefits available: supplemental life, dental, vision, long term care insurance, flexible spending account, supplemental retirement plans. 

This is a twelve (12) month, non-tenure track, special appointment with University of North Dakota School (UND) of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), Department of Biomedical Sciences.

Job Summary and Responsibilities                                                                         Dr. Takaku’s lab ( is currently seeking a post-doctoral fellow candidate who has experience in bioinformatics or any other computational analysis as demonstrated by authored products such as peer-reviewed publications. A successful applicant will lead an NIH-sponsored project related to chromatin and gene regulation in cancer. She/he will have opportunities to learn advanced genomic methods such as ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq, CUT&RUN, and single-cell genomics. She/he is expected to write manuscripts and present at local and/or international meetings.

Minimum Requirements
    Ph.D. (or M.D.) in Genome Biology or any related area.Applicant must be qualified as demonstrated by at least one published first-author publication.Successful completion of a criminal history record check.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. 

Preferred Requirements
    Demonstrated proficiency in computational analysis and statisticsExperience in working with bioinformatics/genomics such as RNA-seq, ChIP-Seq, and ATAC-seqDemonstrated proficiency in scientific writing
To ApplyApplicants must submit a current CV and contact information for at least one reference.

Review of applications will begin on 07/15/2022. Position is open until filled. 

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Confidentiality of Application MaterialsPursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.

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Veterans PreferenceVeterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

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