A NIH-funded postdoctoral research position with full benefits is available in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston - McGovern Medical School. The primary objective of this position is to determine metabolic reprogramming modulating epigenetics in hematopoietic stem cells and the control of erythroid lineage commitment under stress.
The Postdoc will be part of an exciting and stimulating research environment, working closely with an interdisciplinary team of researchers in the group of Dr. Yang Xia. The research team combines mouse genetics with human hematopoietic stem cell studies for cutting-edge research in metabolomics and epigenetics. Our work is frequently published in Nature Medicine, JCI, Circulation, Circulation Research and Blood. The postdoc will have opportunities for professional growth including research experience in metabolomics, epigenetics and systems approaches to biology.
Candidates must have a PhD degree in molecular biology or a related field with experience in hematopoietic stem cell biology, mouse genetics, epigenetics or metabolomics. Ideal candidates will also have expertise in CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing, optogenetics, and state-of-the-art analytical methods in metabolomics. Our department is a truly interdisciplinary research unit of the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world. In particular, our department includes research groups in molecular biology, systems biology, structural biology and experimental biology to foster advances in molecular medicine and provides an excellent environment for high-leverage translational research. I look forward to receiving your online application, including a cover letter, CV, a statement of scientific achievement, a summary of future research plans, and the names of 3 references. Applications will be considered as received, but no later than October 15, 2018.
Interested applicants should send their applications via email to Yang Xia, MD, PhD: ****