A postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available at the Mayo Medical School – Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minnesota) to study the functions and mechanisms of post-transcriptional regulations in stem cell biology.
The potential candidate will utilize mouse embryonic stem cell culture systems in combination with genome-editing technologies, high throughput RNA sequencing, ribosome-profiling, CLIP-seq to study how mRNA binding proteins and noncoding RNAs control gene expression during embryonic stem cell self-renewal and differentiation.
Highly motivated individuals with a recent Ph.D. and a background in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, molecular genetics are encouraged to apply. Evidence of scientific publications is required and previous experience with either of the following are desirable: 1) mouse embryonic stem cells; 2) molecular biology; 3) RNA biology; 4) Bioinformatics. A Research Fellow at Mayo Clinic is a temporary position intended to provide training and education in research. Individuals will train in the research program of a Mayo Clinic principal investigator. Qualified individuals will demonstrate the potential for research as evidenced by their training and peer-reviewed publications and should become competitive for national research grants. Proof of English proficiency is required for J-1 Short-Term Scholars, Research Scholars, Professors, Specialists, and Student Interns sponsored by Mayo Clinic.
The following is required for completeness of application:
Please also be prepared that you may be asked to provide three letters of recommendation to the hiring PI prior to an interview.
- Current curriculum vitae with bibliography
- Proof of doctoral degree (copy of diploma or final transcript with English translation, if applicable) or a letter from your university's Registrar office indicating you have fulfilled all doctoral program requirements and are eligible to graduate.
To learn more about Dr. Wenqian Hu's research, please visit his faculty profile here: https://www.mayo.edu/research/faculty/hu-wenqian-ph-d/bio-20186308