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Postdoc Associate

Company:
Cornell University
Job Location:
Ithaca, New York
Category:
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

POSITION:Postdoctoral Associate STARTING DATE:August 1, 2021 LOCATION:Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14850

SUMMARY: This grant-supported postdoctoral position involves developing CRISPR-based genome editing. CRISPR-based genome editing.

BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY:

Design and conduct research on CRISPR-Cas3 and CRISPR-Cas9 based genome editing experiments in mammalian cells, informatically analyze the editing outcome using PCR and deep sequencing methods. Additional responsibility may involve RNA guide design and biochemical purification of RNA-protein complexes. Play a major role in analyzing the resulting data, publishing significant findings in peer-reviewed journals, and presenting the results at professional meetings.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

A Postdoctoral Associate position is available in Ailong Ke's Lab at Cornell University, Ithaca, USA. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with experiences in genome editing and high-throughput analysis. The preferred skill set include tissue culture handling, informatics, and solid molecular biology and biochemistry skills. The trainee will interact on a day-to-day basis with peers in the areas of structural biology and single molecule biophysics. We aim to provide an interdisciplinary training environment to efficiently convert high-resolution mechanistic understandings to novel genome editing applications. Please visitAilong Ke's Lab at Cornell University, Ithaca, USA. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with experiences in genome editing and high-through put analysis. The preferred skill set include tissue culture handling, informatics, and solid molecular biology and biochemistry skills. The trainee will interact on a day-to-day basis with peers in the areas of structural biology and single molecule biophysics. We aim to provide an interdisciplinary training
environment to efficiently convert high-resolution mechanistic understandings to novel genome editing applications. Please visitour laboratory and departmental web sites for details of our recent research and publications (Molecular Cell.2019 Jun 6;74(5):936-950. Science.2018 Jul 6;361(6397). Nature.2017 Oct 5;550(7674):137-141. Cell. 2017 Jun 29;170(1):48-60. Nature.2016 Feb 25;530(7591):499-503.). details of our recent research and publications (Molecular Cell.2019 Jun 6;74(5):936-950. Science.2018 Jul 6;361(6397). Nature.2017 Oct 5;550(7674):137-141. Cell. 2017 Jun 29;170(1):48-60. Nature.2016 Feb 25;530(7591):499-503.). 25;530(7591):499-503.). This is a one-year term position, renewable depending on funding, available work, and performance.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates are expected to have published at least one first-author paper in a reputable journal and hold a Ph.D. Please send your CV, list of publications, and referee contact list to are expected to have published at least one first-author paper in a reputable journal and hold a Ph.D. Please send your CV, list of publications, and referee contact list to ailong.ke@cornell.edu before June 30th, 2021 for consideration. 30th, 2021 for consideration. SALARY: $ 53,760 SUPERVISION: Dr. Ailong Ke SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None

Application Procedure:

Submit online tohttps://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18709 a Curriculum Vitae, a Research Plan, 2 references, and aStatement of Contribution to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Contribution to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion(1 page). Administrative questions can be addressed by Joan Olson:jmo237@cornell.edu. Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts persons of all races, ethnicities, and genders. Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Cornell understands the needs of dual career couples, which it attempts to meet through a Dual Career program and membership in the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium, which assists dual career searches.

Visithttp://www.hercjobs.org/to see positions available in higher education in the upstate New York area. Cornell and Ithaca are family-friendly communities: Cornell has a comprehensive set of policies, services and benefits to help you, your partner and your children feel welcomed here, to support your well-being, and to help with child-care, elder card, and those with disabilities. For more details, see:https://hr.cornell.edu/sites/default/files/documents/family_resources_faculty.pdf Employment Assistance: If you require an accommodation for a disability in order to complete an employment application or to participate in the recruiting process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell University's Department of Inclusion and Workforce Diversity at voice (607) 255-3976, fax (607) 255-7481, or email at owdi@cornell.edu. For general questions about the position or the application process, please contact the Recruiter listed in the job posting. Applicants that do not have internet access are encouraged to visit your local library, or local Department of Labor. You may also visit the office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to use a dedicated workstation to complete an online application. Notice to Applicants: Please read the required Notice to Applicants statement by clicking here. This notice contains important information about applying for a position at Cornell as well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant.

EEO Statement: Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

Application Procedure:

Submit online tohttps://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18709 a Curriculum Vitae, a Research Plan, 2 references, and aStatement of Contribution to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Contribution to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion(1 page). Administrative questions can be addressed by Joan Olson:jmo237@cornell.edu. Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts persons of all races, ethnicities, and genders. Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Cornell understands the needs of dual career couples, which it attempts to meet through a Dual Career program and membership in the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium, which assists dual career searches.

Visithttp://www.hercjobs.org/to see positions available in higher education in the upstate New York area. Cornell and Ithaca are family-friendly communities: Cornell has a comprehensive set of policies, services and benefits to help you, your partner and your children feel welcomed here, to support your well-being, and to help with child-care, elder card, and those with disabilities. For more details, see:https://hr.cornell.edu/sites/default/files/documents/family_resources_faculty.pdf Employment Assistance: If you require an accommodation for a disability in order to complete an employment application or to participate in the recruiting process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell University's Department of Inclusion and Workforce Diversity at voice (607) 255-3976, fax (607) 255-7481, or email at owdi@cornell.edu. For general questions about the position or the application process, please contact the Recruiter listed in the job posting. Applicants that do not have internet access are encouraged to visit your local library, or local Department of Labor. You may also visit the office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to use a dedicated workstation to complete an online application. Notice to Applicants: Please read the required Notice to Applicants statement by clicking here. This notice contains important information about applying for a position at Cornell as well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant.

EEO Statement: Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preferencein employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations.

Employment Assistance:

If you require an accommodation for a disability in order to complete an employment application or to participate in the recruiting process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell University's Department of Inclusion and Workforce Diversity at voice (607) 255-3976, fax (607) 255-7481, or email atowdi@cornell.edu.

For general questions about the position or the application process, please contact the Recruiter listed in the job posting.

Applicants that do not have internet access are encouraged to visit your local library, or local Department of Labor. You may also visit the office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to use a dedicated workstation to complete an online application.

Notice to Applicants:

Please read the required Notice to Applicants statement by clicking here. This notice contains important information about applying for a position at Cornell as well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant.

EEO Statement:

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

About Us

Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. With our main campus located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell's far-flung global presence includes the medical college's campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the Cornell Tech campus located on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.

We offer a rich array of services, programs and benefits to help employees advance in their career and enhance the quality of personal life, including: employee wellness, workshops, childcare and adoption assistance, parental leave, flexible work options.
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