Postdoctoral Associate - Wang Lab
- Ithaca, NY
Primary Work Address: 518 Clark Hall, Ithaca, NY, 14853
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We are currently seeking an innovative, inventive and self-driven Postdoctoral Associate within the lab of Dr. Michelle Wang at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. The Wang lab operates where physics and biology intersect - pioneering single molecule techniques to investigate fundamental biological processes that impact DNA. More information about the lab, and links to publications, can be found on their website.
To foster a diverse, collaborative research setting, we consider candidates from a broad range of backgrounds including single molecule biophysics, biochemistry, molecular biology, nanofabrication, and instrumentation. Postdoctoral Associates will undertake creative and rigorous research to investigate DNA-based biological processes that allow novel, high resolution insights into the molecular mechanics of the cell.
- PhD in physics, applied physics, engineering, chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology or a related field.
- Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative group environment.
- Effective communication skills, self-motivated, and a strong work ethic.
Applicants should submit both their curriculum vitae and a detailed statement on how their experience and interests relate to our work.
Remaining in a normal seated or standing position for extended periods of time; reaching and grasping by extending hand(s) or arm(s); dexterity to manipulate objects with fingers, for example using a keyboard; communication skills using the spoken word; ability to see and hear within normal parameters; ability to move about workspace. The position requires mobility, including the ability to move materials weighing up to several pounds (such as a laptop computer or tablet).
Persons with disabilities may be able to perform the essential duties of this position with reasonable accommodation. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be evaluated on an individual basis.
This job description sets forth the job's principal duties, responsibilities, and requirements; it should not be construed as an exhaustive statement, however. Unless they begin with the word "may," the Essential Duties and Responsibilities described above are "essential functions" of the job, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
HHMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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