Biochemistry Department

Postdoctoral Positions Available

Postdoctoral Position Openings

Postdoctoral Position - RNA biology and epigenetics

We are looking for a talented and motivated Postdoctoral Researcher to work on RNA biology and epigenetics in neurons and stem cells.

The position is in the laboratory of Dr. Jernej Murn in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of California, Riverside. A successful applicant will have a strong background in molecular and cell biology, biochemistry and genetics. Prior experience with neurobiology, stem cell biology, and/or computational biology is desirable. For more information about the lab, please visit https://www.murnlab.info/.

The position is available starting immediately. Interested applicants should send their CV and contact information of three referees to Dr. Murn at jernej.murn@ucr.edu.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The Fan Lab

Area: DNA Repair and Structural Biology

The successful candidate should have a Ph. D degree in life sciences or related majors, and has research experience with at least one of these topics: helicase, nuclease, protein-DNA interaction, and protein X-ray crystallography. This position is renewable up to 2020 based on performance and related university requirements.

 UCR is conveniently located near many other research institutes in the Los Angeles and San Diego areas, and is about one hour drive from the coast and mountains/ski resorts.  

Applications (CV, application letter, and contact information for at least three references) or informal inquiries should be addressed,  preferentially by email, to:  

Dr. Li Fan
Department of Biochemistry
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521


The Liu Laboratory

Please direct inquiries to Dr. Xuan Liu at xuan.liu@ucr.edu

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