Postdoctoral Associates (4) - RNA Institute
University at Albany - Albany, NY

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Highly motivated individuals interested in working in various research projects and collaborations (academic and corporate) conducting in RNA/RNA and RNA/protein interactions as related to the control of gene expression and human diseases are encouraged to apply. Position is in The RNA Institute, reporting to Dr. Paul F. Agris. The RNA Institute has an established scientific membership of more than 40 investigators in RNA biology encompassing laboratories from the SUNY system, Wadsworth Center, and private universities.

Applicants should be able to work independently, have the experience cited below and be expected to use that knowledge to assist in the training and supervision of a culturally diverse research group of laboratory personnel. Applicants are expected to seek and apply for federal and private agency postdoctoral fellowships.

Appointments are for one year and renewable dependent on successful scientific progress, publications and availability of funding, but are not eligible for permanent appointment.

Minimum Qualifications :
Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or related field from a college or university accredited by USDOE or an internationally recognized accrediting organization

Research experience in RNA biochemistry/ molecular biology as it relates to gene expression or infectious disease

Applicants must have received their doctoral degree within the last three years from the date of appointment to this postdoctoral position.

Applicants must address in their applications their ability to work with a culturally diverse population.

Preferred Qualification :
Experience in studies of macromolecular interactions using a variety of modern techniques

Additional Information:
Professional Rank and Salary Range: Salary is based on the established SL-1 range, commensurate with experience.

Special Notes: There are four state funded, 12-month, calendar year positions beginning March 1, 2013 with the possibility of renewal dependent on success, progress, and availability of funding.

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