A position (#123768) is available immediately for a Postdoctoral Scholar to contribute to our multidisciplinary studies aimed at elucidating the molecular basis of chick neural crest and placode cell development. The postdoc will conduct independent research and assist in the training of students in the laboratory of Dr. Lisa Taneyhill at the University of Maryland.
Laboratory skills: Molecular biology and biochemical assays (e.g., recombinant DNA/cloning; DNA, RNA, and/or protein blotting); immunohistochemistry; and/or in situ hybridization. Experience with microscopy and spectroscopy, chick embryology (including microdissections and electroporation), and tissue culture is desirable. For more information on the lab, please see http://www.ansc.umd.edu/people/lisa-taneyhill.
Qualifications: An advanced degree (Ph.D.) in Developmental, Molecular and/or Cell Biology is required. Fluency in spoken and written English is required. Compensation: Salaries are highly competitive, negotiable and commensurate with qualifications. Fringe benefits offered. Applicants must apply through eTerp at https://ejobs.umd.edu. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is identified.