Chromatin Dynamics in Addiction and Neuropsychiatric Disorders
UT Southwestern Medical Center
April 12, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available immediately in the lab of Ram Madabhushi, Ph.D. in the Department of Psychiatry at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Projects will focus on understanding chromatin dynamics in addiction and neuropsychiatric disorders. Selected applicants will utilize biochemical, genetic, proteomic, next-generation sequencing, and behavioral methodologies to obtain a comprehensive picture of epigenetic and chromatin topology changes that underlie behavioral states of addiction and neuropsychiatric disorders.
This position will be funded by NIDA T32-DA07290. US Citizenship or Permanent Residency is required per federal regulations for this training appointment. NIH Grants Policy Statement
UT Southwestern Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply
Prior experience in ChIP-seq, 3C-based assays, and/or behavioral assays related to addiction is desirable but not required. A PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology, Neurobiology, or related fields, or MD with applicable lab experience is required.
Additional Salary Information: Pay NIH stipend scale based on years of postdoctoral experience.
Internal Number: MADABHUSHI-001
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