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Job ID: 135807

Postdoctoral Position
University of Rochester

Date Posted Jan. 6, 2020
Title Postdoctoral Position
University University of Rochester
Rochester, NY, United States
Department Center for Oral Biology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Biomedical Sciences
    Biology - Molecular
    Biology - Cell Biology
    Biology - Genetics

NIH-funded Postdoctoral Associate position is available to study Tissue Homeostasis and Regeneration in salivary and lacrimal glands in the laboratory of Dr. Catherine Ovitt, Professor in the Department of Biomedical Genetics, in the Center of Oral Biology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Current research projects include:

  • The molecular and cellular basis of radiation damage and radioprotective strategies for the salivary glands;
  • Development of a bioengineered tissue chip for in vitro drug screening of salivary gland cells;
  • Mechanisms and strategies for salivary gland regeneration.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Cell and/or Molecular Biology, and have a strong publication record. Applicants must have working experience in genetics, mouse models, stem cells, developmental biology, and molecular biology, as demonstrated through publications. Applicants must speak English fluently, and have previous training in statistical analysis. Applicants should submit a combined PDF of their CV, a one-page statement of (a) research accomplishments and (b) specific reasons for interest in the research topics of this advertised position, as well as copies of major publications.

Applications should also include a cover letter, and contact information for three references. Submit to: Dr. Catherine Ovitt,

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

  • The University of Rochester is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong commitment to diversity; it actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in higher education.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Nicole Beaumont
    Center for Oral Biology
    University of Rochester
    601 Elmwood Ave. Box 611
    Rochester, NY 14642
  • 585-275-9216


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