Post Doctoral Rsrch Assoc

Summary:

A position is immediately available in Dr. Fedulov�s
laboratory in the Division of Surgical Research to study epigenetic mechanisms
of immune regulation with a specific emphasis on the effects of DNA
methylation on gene transcription. The prospective candidate will lead the
project on targeted epigenetic manipulation of gene function by designing and
testing gene-specific DNA demethylase proteins. Other studies in the laboratory
include immune and epigenetic mechanisms of airway disease inflammation and
fibrosis.

 

Responsibilities:

In discussion with the supervisor(s) conducts experiments and analyses according to established protocols and research methodology.

Develops new experimental protocols to carry out established research objectives.

Participates in the design of' research protocols to achieve the scientific objectives to allow quantitative and qualitative evaluation and interpretation of data obtained

Collects and analyzes data using bioinformatic phylogenetic and statistical methodologies and software.

Participates in the interpretation of the results through conferences with supervisor
(s) and other researchers to review data compared to hypothesis and research methodology in instances of inexplicable data.

Reviews
/summarizes literature pertaining to research being conducted in the scientific area of interest.

Writes presentations manuscripts and grants based on research performed.

Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Other information:

Qualifications/Requirements:




PhD degree in molecular biology epigenetics immunology or
a relevant discipline. A perfect candidate will have prior experience with
molecular biology and epigenetics flow cytometry tissue culture transduction
and related techniques as well as in models of lung disease. The position
requires the ability to work independently. Excellent communication skills are
a must. The candidate should be eligible for employment in the US.

 

Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

 

Location: Rhode Island Hospital USA:RI:Providence

 

Work Type: Full Time

 

Shift: 1

 

Union: Non-Union