Emory Healthcare/Emory University Post Doctoral Fellow- Epigenetics & Bioinformatics in Atlanta, Georgia
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The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Division of Research is seeking a Post Doctoral Fellow to work on an NIH funded study of PTSD epigenetics in the lab ofLab of Alicia Smith, PhD (https://med.emory.edu/departments/gynecology-obstetrics/research/lab-smith/index.html) .
Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career.
The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc.
Designs and evaluates experiments.
Develops new ideas that promote current research.
Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator.
May be responsible for operation of specific equipment.
May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff.
Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee.
The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available.
Appointments cannot exceed five years.
A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field.
Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills.
The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues.
Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.
Preferred Qualifications include:
An understanding of the biological basis of gene regulation.
Strong skills in data handling, statistics, bioinformatics, and R programming.
Organizational skills are essential for success.
Review of candidates will begin immediately; for fullest consideration, please submit a CV and a letter of interest.
The Division of Research:
It is the goal of the Division of Research to provide a strong, centralized, broad based, basic research component to the activities of the department. The division's administrative offices and core laboratories are located in the Woodruff Memorial Research Building on the Emory campus. The four major laboratory spaces occupy more than 3,000 square feet of space in which the division maintains a cell culture facility and dedicated areas for research in biochemistry, immunology, and molecular biology.
The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics:
For more than 75 years, the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics has provided excellence in health care services, research, and education for a racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse population from adolescence through menopause. Emory Gynecology and Obstetrics is part of Emory University’s School of Medicine, a globally recognized leader in health care innovation, and the Emory Clinic and Emory Healthcare, a comprehensive health system that includes hospitals, offices, and research facilities.
As part of a university-based health care system, our department has access to state-of-the-art resources and tools. Our physicians and researchers are engaged in translating the latest research and advances into effective practice. This rapidly growing department seeks innovative solutions for addressing health disparities and ensuring health equity for all women.
The Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, together with Emory University School of Medicine, is fully committed to the shared values of diversity and inclusion in order to achieve and sustain excellence. We firmly believe that we best promote excellence by recruiting and retaining a diverse group of faculty and staff promoting a sense of inclusion and belonging for every member of our community. This climate for diversity, inclusion and excellence is critical to attaining the best scholarship, teaching, and research.
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Job Number 111430
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: GYN OB: Research
Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable
Required Documents Letter of Interest, List of References
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