University of California Davis (UC Davis)

CRISPR/CAS Gene Editing in Vivo Postdoctoral Position

University of California Davis (UC Davis)

Davis, CA, United States


A postdoctoral position is available for a joint project between the laboratories of:

Dr. Kit Lam (,

Dr. R. Holland Chang (

Dr. David J. Segal (, supported by the NIH Somatic Cell Genome Editing consortium (

The project will design and evaluate new delivery systems for genome editing tools in mice and large animal models. The position’s primary focus is to evaluate the on-target and off-target activities of genetic and epigenetic editing tools. The successful candidate is expected to prepare and submit manuscripts to peer-reviewed journals, and participate in seminars and weekly lab meetings.


The applicant must have a Ph.D. in Genetics, Structural Biology, Molecular Biology, Biophysics, Biochemistry or related field. Experience working with gene editing in vivo is required. Experience with viral vectors and/or whole-genome assays related to gene editing (e.g., DISCOVER-seq, ChIP-seq) is preferred. Candidates must have excellent communication skills and be comfortable working collaboratively between the UCD labs and the SCGE consortia labs.

How To Apply:

Qualified applicants should upload a Curriculum Vitae or Resume, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Statement of Research, and contact information for 3 references via this URL:

Questions: Please direct questions to Kahla Wallace:

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