B1602401-Molecular Biology Mentor:u00a0 Nicole C. Riddle, PhD, u00a0Assistant Professor of Biology, Department of Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham,u00a0 A full-time postdoctoral position is available in the Riddle lab (Department of Biology) to study the HP1 family of chromatin proteins in Drosophila. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with a strong background in molecular biology. Prior experience with Drosophila is beneficial, but not required. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated interest in chromatin biology and/or epigenetics. Interested individuals should email their CV (with a cover letter) including contact information for three references to: Postdoc Awards and Benefitsu00a0 Competitive postdoc awards are available including internships,u00a0grant incentives, funds to enhanceu00a0education and collaboration outsideu00a0UAB, and teaching opportunitiesu00a0at local universities. There is alsou00a0a Postdoc Research Day withu00a0monetary awards. The OPE strongly encouragesu00a0UAB research mentors to followu00a0the National Research Serviceu00a0Award stipend level guidelines,u00a0and postdoctoral scholars qualifyu00a0for health, life, and other insurances.u00a0They also have the right tou00a0participate in the universityu2019s 403(b)u00a0program and enjoy vacation, sicku00a0leave, maternity/paternity leave,u00a0and other benefits.