Epigenomics Specialist

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

ID: 7081641
Posted: July 27, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Adelman lab in the Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology at Harvard Medical School seeks an Epigenomics Specialist to probe gene dysregulation in cancer cells, using cutting edge epigenomic and transcriptomic approaches.
The successful candidate will join a dynamic research team, performing both wet- laboratory experiments and bioinformatic analysis of genomic data sets. Projects will involve exposure to state-of-the art approaches such as PRO-seq, rapid protein degradation using degron tags, and small molecule screens, as well as molecular biology techniques like genome engineering with CRISPR-Cas9, RT-qPCR and reporter assays, viability and proliferation assays. Experience with analysis of next-generation sequencing data, or familiarity with R or Python is a plus. Other responsibilities include careful record keeping and presenting research findings in manuscripts, posters and oral seminars.
For more details on research in the Adelman lab, please visit: https://adelman.hms.harvard.edu/

The preferred candidate would possess:
• A PhD in biochemistry, molecular biology or a similar field

Additional preferred skills:
• 2-3 years of additional experience studying epigenetics or gene regulation
• Track record of independence in research projects
• Ability to work within a team environment
• Good presentation and written communication skills
• An interest in multidisciplinary research and therapeutics discovery

This is a 2-year term position from date of hire, with strong possibility of extension, contingent upon work performance and continued funding to support the position.

Harvard is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and CV to:
Dr. Karen Adelman: karen_adelman@hms.harvard.edu

In the Subject line of your email, please write: Epigenomics Specialist

Harvard Medical School strives to cultivate an environment that promotes inclusiveness and collaboration among students, faculty and staff and to create new avenues for discussion that will advance our shared mission to improve the health of people throughout the world.


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