Postdoctoral Scholar in Integrative Biology and Physiology

University of California Los Angeles

United States

Postdoctoral Scholar - Dept of Integrative Biology and Physiology

Job #JPF07074
  • INTEGRATIVE BIOLOGY & PHYSIOLOGY / L&S Life Sciences / UCLA

Position overview

Position title:Postdoc-Employee

Application Window

Open December 10th, 2021 through Saturday, Feb 12, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

If you apply to this recruitment by February 12th, 2022, you will have until February 14th, 2022 to complete your application.

Position description

Multiple postdoctoral positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Xinshu (Grace) Xiao (https://www.xiao-lab.org) at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). We are looking for motivated candidates with strong bioinformatic or experimental molecular/cell biology backgrounds, who are interested in RNA biology and genomics in general. Our lab develops and applies powerful computational, genomic, molecular/cell biology and high-throughput experimental methods to investigate a wide range of topics in the regulation and function of splicing, RNA editing and non-coding RNAs.

Our lab has a highly motivated multi-disciplinary team combining genomics and computational approaches with experimental techniques. We are partly funded by the ENCODE project, which offers immense and invaluable opportunities for the successful candidates to interact with world-class investigators in genomics, bioinformatics and biology.

Successful candidates are expected to have the following qualities: (1) a strong publication record, (2) highly motivated, (3) good communication skills (oral and written).

Please apply by January 15, 2022 by submitting your C.V., cover letter, and 3 references directly to Xinshu (Grace) Xiao at gxxiao@ucla.edu. The cover letter should describe your research experience to date, any relevant abilities or skills, and your specific interests in joining the Xiao lab.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy (http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct).

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

PhD with a strong background in molecular, cell or computational biology
• Ability to work in a collaborative interdisciplinary environment
• Publications in peer-reviewed journals
• Desire to conduct cutting-edge genomic and molecular genetic research

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

3 letters of reference required

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07074

Help contact: nwinston@lifesci.ucla.edu

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA
 


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