Postdoctoral Scholar of Genomics in Innovative Genomics Institute University of California Berkeley United States

DESCRIPTION

The Innovative Genomics Institute (IGI) at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for two full-time (100%) Postdoctoral Scholars with an expected start date of August/September 2019.


The Innovative Genomics Institute (IGI) is a non-profit, academic research organization formed through the partnership of UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco and located on the UC Berkeley campus. A key focus of the IGI is accelerating translation of CRISPR-Cas-based approaches to the clinic.


Position Description:
The Innovate Genomics Institute seeks highly motivated, independent-minded post-doctoral fellows interested in working on a project to develop and advance next-generation CRISPR-based approaches to control the hematopoietic and GI systems in the clinic. Under the mentorship of Principle Investigators Fyodor Urnov or Dirk Hockemeyer, the successful candidates will lead efforts to apply cutting edge functional genomics approaches ex vivo and in vivo to identify molecular circuits of relevance to particular areas of severe unmet medical need; collaborate on developing clinic-ready approaches to engage those circuits; and collaborate on preclinical efficacy and safety studies to enable first-in-human clinical trials.


Basic Qualifications (at the time of application):
Candidates must have completed all degree requirements except the dissertation or be enrolled in an accredited PhD, MD or equivalent international degree program.


Additional Qualifications (must be met by the start date):
Candidates must have PhD, MD, or equivalent international degree.


Preferred Qualifications:
Successful candidates will lead efforts to apply cutting edge functional genomics approaches ex vivo and in vivo to identify molecular circuits of relevance to particular areas of severe unmet medical need; collaborate on developing clinic-ready approaches to engage those circuits; and collaborate on preclinical efficacy and safety studies to enable first-in-human clinical trials.


Salary and Benefits:
Starting salary will commensurate with experience. This position provides full benefits.


UC Berkeley has an excellent benefits package as well as a number of policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and family.


How to apply:

To apply, please visit: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02208

This position will remain open until filled. The contact information of three references will be required. We will seek your permission before contacting your references. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality: http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html.


Initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of renewal based on performance and availability of funding.

For any questions regarding this position, please contact Fyodor Urnov (urnov@berkeley.edu ).


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of the University not to engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with the University of California on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics ), genetic information (including family medical history), ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services . For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct


REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Research (Optional)


Reference requirements
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