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Postdoctoral Associate - Disney Lab
at The Scripps Research Institute
|Department Name:||Chemistry - FL|
|Position Type:||Full Time|
|Position Title||Postdoctoral Associate - Disney Lab|
|Position Summary:|| |
A Postdoctoral Associate is a direct pay individual in a Division 3 status. Postdoctoral Associates are appointed positions for the purpose of developing scholarly competence, working under the supervision of a TSRI Faculty member. These appointments are normally not renewed beyond a total of six years. Postdoctoral Associates cannot apply for external funding either as a Principal Investigator or Co-Principal Investigator without prior approval from a Departmental Chair. Postdoctoral Associates do not have consulting privileges.
|Position Description|| |
Beginning June 1, 2020, the Disney group in the Department of Chemistry at The Scripps Research Institute (disneylaboratory.org) is seeking to hire multiple Postdoctoral Fellows in RNA Chemical Biology.
Scripps Research, one of the largest private non-profit biomedical research institutes in the world, comprises two linked campuses in Florida and California. New Fellows will conduct studies in drug discovery & development alongside over 200 internationally renowned faculty, contributing to Scripps’ reputation as the top-ranked stand-alone institute for biomedical research in the United States (Nature Index, 2019).
Other representative publications from the Disney group include:
* Studying disease mediated by RNA repeat expansions that cause genetically defined ALS and dementia:
* Targeted RNA degradation and related technologies:
* Precision targeted therapeutics for difficult-to-treat cancers and other diseases:
Our Commitment: The Disney group is highly committed to each individual’s professional development during his or her time in the lab. A high impact research project and training plan to support the achievement of short-term as well as long-term career goals is customized for each student.
Contact: Applicants should send their CV and have three letters of reference sent on their behalf directly to Prof. Matthew Disney at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Physical Requirements:|| |
This position works in a laboratory or vivarium environment. Further details of the physical requirements of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.
|Basic Qualifications:|| |
Qualified applicants should have completed a relevant Ph.D. degree in structural biology, chemical biology, or organic/medicinal chemistry. Highly motivated candidates possessing a strong academic track-record, a high-impact publication list, a team-player mentality, and an interest in targeting the RNA world are poised for success in the group. The Disney group employs a broad range of experimental techniques, and thus a diverse set of research skills is preferable and a willingness to learn new methods is essential.
|Preferred Qualifications:|| |
Preference will be given to candidates with strong skills in RNA biology techniques, molecular biology, and biochemical methods. Previous experience with RNA-seq data analysis, DNA encoded library design and screening, and structure-based design is also desirable.
|Job Closing Date:|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Job Posting Category||Postdoctoral|
|EEO Statement|| |
The Scripps Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.