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Post-doctoral position
Temple University School of Medicine

Date Posted Apr. 4, 2020
Title Post-doctoral position
University Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Department Fels Instiute for Cancer Research
Application Deadline Jul. 31, 2020
Position Start Date Jun. 1, 2020
  • Post-Doc
  • Biology - Genetics
    Biology - Developmental/Evolutionary

Postdoctoral Position available immediately to investigate epigenetic and gene expression differences between male and female mice across embryonic development and beyond. Our laboratory pursues basic research to understand sex differences throughout the lifespan, using a combination of developmental biology, functional genomics, cell-based studies and mouse models.

The Fels Institute is a prestigious research institute affiliated with the Temple University School of Medicine, with a strong focus in epigenetics, signaling and cancer. Applicants must have a Ph.D., a background in epigenetics, and proficiency in a range of cell/developmental biology, molecular, immunological and genomic techniques, including experience in tissue culture, flow cytometry, DNA methylation analysis, RNA-seq, chromatin immunoprecipitation. Basic bioinformatic skills are a requirement. Experience with mice is preferred. Excellent oral and written English language skills are essential. Candidate should be highly motivated, creative, with strong work ethic and ability to work independently as well as in collaborative research efforts. Applicants must have at least 2 first author publications from his/her PhD training.

The position will be filled for one year with possible second year renewal. Candidates must be residing in the U.S. Please submit application electronically with curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and the names/phone numbers/emails of three people who can provide letters of reference to: Dr. Nora Engel, Fels Institute of Cancer Research and Molecular Biology, Temple School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. email:

  • Temple University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all in every aspect of its operations, including employment, service, and educational programs. The University has pledged not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or veteran status.

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