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AVAILABLE POSTDOCTORAL POSITION IN STEM CELLS AND NEUROGENOMICS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, INSTITUTE FOR GENOME SCIENCES Dr. Seth Ament’s lab at the Institute for Genome Sciences (IGS) of the University of Maryland School of Medicine seeks an outstanding postdoctoral fellow for an NIH-funded study on the genomic and neurodevelopmental mechanisms underlying risk for psychiatric disorders. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in molecular biology, neuroscience, or a related discipline and will have experience in the culture of human pluripotent stem cells, genome editing, and/or single-cell genomics. The Ament lab has a track record of high-profile publications at the forefront of research on psychiatric genetics and in training students and fellows with successful careers in academia and industry. IGS is an internationally recognized research center comprised of interdisciplinary, multidepartment teams of investigators who use the powerful tools of genomics and bioinformatics to understand genome function in health and disease. IGS is housed within the cutting-edge Health Sciences Research Facility III building on the Downtown Baltimore campus of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, in close proximity to many other labs with complementary interests in neuroscience, stem cell biology, and precision medicine. To apply, please send a CV, brief statement of research interests, and contact information for three references to [email protected]. Additional inquiries about the position can be sent to Dr. Seth Ament at [email protected]. Consideration of candidates will begin upon receipt of applications and will continue until the position is filled.
The ideal candidate will have a PhD in molecular biology, neuroscience, or a related discipline and will have experience in the culture of human pluripotent stem cells, genome editing, and/or single-cell genomics. UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at [email protected].
If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request. You may also contact [email protected]. Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.
Job: Postdoctoral Fellows
Organization: School of Medicine - Centers/Programs/ORCs
Job Posting: Oct 31, 2022
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