The Wistar Institute

Lab-Sarma - Post-Doctoral Fellow

The Wistar Institute, United States

Philadelphia, PA, United States

Post-doctoral positions (2) are available in the laboratory of Dr. Kavitha Sarma at the Wistar Institute and a member of the Penn Epigenetics Institute. Candidates must be highly motivated, enthusiastic, and interactive scientists with interests in gene regulation, chromatin biology, and epigenetics. Candidates must have a strong background in molecular biology and protein biochemistry. Experience with handling human and mouse stem cells and neuronal cultures is preferred, but not required.

Candidates should have a PhD (or equivalent) degree or be close to obtaining their doctoral degree and must have at least one first author peer reviewed publication. Application must include the following documents:

  • A CV including a list of publications, manuscripts in preparation, and technical skills;
  • One-page cover letter stating his/her career goals and reasons for scientific interest in the lab;
  • Names and contact information for at least 3 references to

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The Wistar Institute is an independent biomedical research institute founded in 1892 and is world renowned for its research in cancers and vaccine development. It is located in the University City area of Philadelphia, in the heart of the University of Pennsylvania Campus. Wistar provides resources to its faculty and staff that enable them to conduct cutting edge collaborative research and provides for outstanding intellectual environments and state-of-the-art facilities. Research discoveries conducted at Wistar have led to the development of vaccines; the identification of genes associated with cancers; and the development of many other significant research technologies and tools.

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