The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

Research Post Doc Fellow -Center for Spatial and Functional Genomics

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA, United States

Req ID: 25438

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF – Active – Regular – Full Time 

Job Summary

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available within the newly established Center for Spatial and Functional Genomics at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, an interdisciplinary institution dedicated to conducting basic, clinical and translational research on conditions and diseases that affect children. Visit http://www.research.chop.edu for more information about The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute and its related programs.     

A Postdoctoral Fellow is needed to join a dynamic group of investigators interested in studying the functional consequences of signals that have come out of recent genome wide association studies (GWAS) of Alzheimer’s Disease. See our recent study on bone loci to get insight in to our general approach - https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-019-09302-x. The successful candidate will be dedicated and motivated, and a driver of her/his research. The postdoctoral fellow will undertake approaches primarily based on IPS cell handling and genome editing, plus chromatin conformation capture related techniques and high-throughput sequencing. We are looking for a candidate with prior experience in these techniques. In addition, experience in sequencing and some understanding of single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) based analysis outcomes would be beneficial.

Interested individuals should submit their resume to http://www.research.chop.edu or Struan Grant, Abramson Research Center, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Room 1102D, 3615 Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19104, grants@chop.edu

Job Responsibilities

JOB SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. To lead specific projects agreed upon with the P.I.

2. IPS cell handling and genome editing

3. Perform calculations and maintain appropriate log books and lab notebooks.

4. Analyze and interpret resulting data.

5. Submit findings in peer-review journals and present at national and international meetings.

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Required Education and Experience

  • A terminal degree PhD, MD, DVM, etc.
  • According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non-laboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Additional Technical Requirements

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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