Employment Opportunities

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Multiple Postdoctoral Positions are Available in the Kalsotra Laboratory
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Effective immediately, multiple postdoctoral positions are available in the Kalsotra Laboratory, located in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. We are also members of the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology and the Cancer Center @ Illinois...read more


The Disney group in the Department of Chemistry at The Scripps Research Institute is seeking to hire multiple Postdoctoral Fellows in RNA Chemical Biology.
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Effective immediately, the Disney group in the Department of Chemistry at The Scripps Research Institute (disneylaboratory.org) is seeking to hire multiple Postdoctoral Fellows in RNA Chemical Biology...read more


Postdoctoral Research Fellow in RNA Therapeutics
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A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the group of Prof. André Gerber to investigate the role of mRNA untranslated regions (UTRs) in gene expression for optimisation of therapeutic approaches. Therefore, the post holder will implement and further develop techniques...read more


Post-doctoral Training Fellow - RNA biology - mechanisms of alternative splicing
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The post-doctoral position is available in the laboratory of Vlad Pena, starting with November 15th. We are looking for a highly motivated and creative molecular biologist with a strong background in RNA biochemistry and cell biology, who wishes to expand his/her expertise in structural biology...read more


2 postdoctoral positions (one RNA biologist, one bioinformatician) are available immediately at the Kwok Lab, Department of Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong.
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Our research focus is to develop chemical and biochemical technologies to decipher the hidden layers of information in RNA such as RNA structures; identify the RNA binding partners and molecular basis of interactions; and elucidate the mechanistic roles of RNA in regulatory pathways...read more


Sixfold Bioscience — Multiple opportunities in RNA Biochemistry, Biology and Bioconjugation at gene therapy startup (London).
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At Sixfold we’re building a better way to deliver cures. We see the huge potential of gene therapies being limited by how safely and effectively they can be systemically delivered in people. Our team is expanding and we’re looking for talented scientists...read more


Postdoctoral positions - Epitranscriptomics in infectious disease and pharmacology, University of Connecticut
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Two Postdoctoral positions are available immediately in Fabris’ laboratory to study the structure/function relationships of RNA post-transcriptional modifications involved in the cellular response to RNA viruses and drugs of abuse...read more


International Postdoctoral Fellowship – The role of pre-mRNA structures in the regulation of splicing
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The position is available to study the roles of pre-mRNA structures in the regulation of splicing in the laboratory of dr. Petr Folk ([email protected]). Regulatory roles of intron-harbored structures were established for several genes of S. cerevisiae, e.g., RPS9, RPS14, RPL22, or RPL30...read more


Postdoctoral Researcher positions in Dioscuri Centre of Scientific Excellence for RNA-Protein Interactions in Human Health and Disease
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The newly created Dioscuri Centre for RNA-Protein Interactions in Human Health and Disease atthe International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IIMCB), Warsaw headed by Dr hab. Gracjan Michlewski is inviting applications for up to three Postdoctoral Researchers...read more


NEB (New England Biolabs) – Postdoctoral Fellow Position
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The RNA Research Division of New England Biolabs (NEB) invites applicants for the position of Postdoctoral Fellow. The successful candidate will be a key part of an interdisciplinary, multi-center collaborative team working with chemists and biologists to profile and functionally dissect the epitranscriptome in archaea...read more


University of British Columbia - Postdoctoral Fellow Position - Enhancing Transfusable Platelets with Therapeutic RNA
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Seeking candidates for a postdoctoral fellow position at the University of British Columbia, in the areas of gene therapy and platelet biology. The successful applicant will be co-supervised by Christian Kastrup (Michael Smith Labs, https://kastruplab.msl.ubc.ca ) and Eric Jan (Life Sciences...read more


SENIOR INVESTIGATOR – RNA BIOLOGY (Equivalent to a Faculty level Associate Professor or Professor)
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The National Cancer Institute (NCI), Center for Cancer Research (CCR), RNA Biology Laboratory is seeking an outstanding, internationally known scientist to lead an independent research group focused on any area of RNA biology. The successful candidate will be part of the newly established RNA Biology Laboratory...read more


Postdoctoral fellow position in combinatorial regulation of gene expression by RBPs and microRNAs.
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We are seeking an excellent candidate to study the extent and mechanism of joint control of mRNA expression by RBPs and microRNAs. Our lab uses transcriptome-wide as well as targeted approaches in molecular biology and biochemistry to study post-transcriptional gene control....read more


NIH-funded Postdoctoral Fellow Positions in RNA Biology and Neurobiology
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NIH-funded Postdoctoral fellow positions are available in the Zheng lab at the University of California Riverside. Current research projects investigate emerging roles of alternative splicing and nonsense-mediated mRNA decay in brain development, neuronal longevity, and neurodegeneration...read more


Staff Scientist in RNA Therapeutics Program
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Our RNA Therapeutics program at Houston Methodist Research Institute in the Texas Medical Center is translating fundamental research insights into transformational therapies. We have the strongest translational program for RNA Therapeutics in the country with GLP testing facilities...read more


Faculty Position in RNA Therapeutics Program
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Our RNA Therapeutics program at Houston Methodist Research Institute in the Texas Medical Center is translating fundamental research insights into transformational therapies. We have the strongest translational program for RNA Therapeutics in the country with GLP testing facilities...read more


Postdoctoral positions in large-scale RNA biology
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Postdoctoral positions are available in lab of Dr. Eric Van Nostrand (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology & Core Member, Therapeutic Innovation Center) at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX...read more


Postdoctoral position at Duke University – noncoding RNAs in childhood cancer
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A funded postdoctoral position is available in the Linardic lab to study the role of lncRNAs in the origin of the childhood cancer rhabdomyosarcoma (a skeletal muscle cancer), and the promise of RNAs as therapeutic targets. We are a cancer biology lab...read more


Postdoctoral Positions in RNA Epigenomics
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Two postdoctoral positions are available in the laboratory of Gregory Matera in the Integrative Program for Biological and Genome Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA...read more


Postdoctoral positions in New York City – functions and mechanisms of noncoding RNAs
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We are seeking one or more postdoctoral fellows to join Dr. Kleaveland’s newly-established basic research lab in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City. The Kleaveland Lab is passionate about...read more


Postdoctoral Associate - Ke Lab
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The Laboratory of Dr. Shengdong Ke has one postdoctoral associate opening at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine. The Ke Lab focuses on RNA, a central node of genetic information flow from DNA to protein...read more


Research Positions - Rational design of programmable anti-infectives
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The Institute for Molecular Infection Biology at the University of Würzburg is seeking doctoral and post-doctoral researchers to drive a 5-year collaborative research program on RNA-based anti-infectives. The program aims to build a platform technology for...read more


Postdoctoral Position at NIH — Structures and Mechanisms of Cellular and Viral Noncoding RNAs and RNPs
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A postdoctoral position is available in the Structural Biology of Noncoding RNAs and Ribonucleoproteins Section, Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB), NIDDK, in NIH’s vibrant main campus in Bethesda, MD near Washington DC...read more


Postdoctoral position to study modifications in human mitochondrial tRNAs, in Vienna, Austria
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The role of modifications in the ‘core’ of human mitochondrial tRNAs - A postdoctoral position is available in the lab of Walter Rossmanith at the Medical University of Vienna, Center for Anatomy & Cell Biology. The research of the lab is focused on tRNA biogenesis...read more


Postdoc positions in RNA and gene therapy at University of Massachusetts Medical School
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The Horae Gene Therapy Center at University of Massachusetts Medical School invites applications for postdoctoral researcher positions. Several positions are open in the newly established Wang Lab, and the research topics include AAV-based gene...read more


Postdoctoral position in RNA regulation at Boston University School of Medicine
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A funded postdoctoral position is available for immediate incorporation in the Cifuentes laboratory at Boston University School of Medicine for a highly talented and motivated candidate willing to address fundamental questions of RNA regulation...read more


Scientist, Computational RNA Biology
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Do you have the passion to join a group whose mission is to pioneer the discovery of a new class of medicines to treat diseases unaddressed by today’s therapies? Does it excite you...read more


Postdoctoral Fellow in molecular / cellular biology / biochemistry. Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
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Postdoctoral position is available for a molecular biologist / biochemist / cellular biologist to study a cellular role of the noncanonical cap-binding translation initiation factors of the eIF4E family...read more


A Research Associate Position at the Rabani Lab (Hebrew University, Israel)
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The Rabani Lab investigates the molecular and cellular biology of RNA molecules, and how post-transcriptional gene regulation at the RNA level underlies embryonic development...read more


Postdoc positions in bacterial epitranscriptomics and translational regulation (Chicago, IL, USA)
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Two postdoc openings are available in the research group of Dr. M.-N. Frances Yap in the Department of Microbiology-Immunology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine to work on molecular aspects...read more


Post-doc positions available at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and Harvard Medical School
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Post-doc positions available at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and Harvard Medical School (Simches Building, Boston) in our lab working on ribosomes, translation, RNA modifications and non-coding RNAs and their roles in cancer quiescence and chemoresistance...read more


Postdoctoral position to study the regulation of translation at Goethe University Frankfurt (Germany)
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A postdoc position is available in the Schmid lab at the Institute of Biochemistry I (Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany) to investigate alternative modes of translational regulation by RNA/protein...read more


Nine-Month (Academic Year) Tenure-Leading Assistant Professor Faculty Position
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The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is seeking applicants for a nine-month (academic year) tenure-leading Assistant Professor faculty position (75% research and 25% teaching) in the Department of Biochemistry addressing...read more


Professor (W3) in “Chemical Systems Biology of Nucleic Acids”
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The Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at TU Dortmund University is seeking to fill the position of a Professor (W3) in “Chemical Systems Biology of Nucleic Acids”, commencing as soon as possible...read more


Postdoctoral Fellow on RNA/Protein Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Johns Hopkins University
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Highly motivated postdoctoral candidates are invited to lead several new projects to address fundamental questions on RNA homeostasis (Zhang et al. Molecular Cell 2018; Haeusler et al. Nature 2014) and protein homeostasis (Lu et al. Nature Neuroscience 2019; Liu et al. Genes & Development 2018...read more


Postdoctoral position studying RNA structure and regulation at Baylor College of Medicine
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A funded postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Anthony (Tony) Mustoe at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in Houston, Texas. The lab’s work lies at the intersection of biology, chemistry, and computation, with the primary goal of defining the roles of RNA structure in gene regulation...read more


Postdoctoral position at the University of Illinois in Chicago, USA, to study premature stop codon bypass
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The Mankin/Vazquez laboratory in the Center for Biomolecular Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA, is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to join a project focusing on developing a new approach for identifying therapeutic peptides capable of stimulating...read more


Postdoctoral position in Bacterial ncRNA Regulation: Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
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An NIH funded postdoctoral position utilizing high-throughput approaches to study the biology of structured RNA regulation in bacteria, and/or the impact of translation inhibiting antibiotics on structural RNA regulation, to is available in the Meyer Lab...read more


Postdoctoral position to study alternative splicing using single-molecule microscopy in Australia
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The Weatheritt Lab at the Garvan Institute is seeking a talented postdoctoral scientist to work in collaboration with the Single Molecule Science (SMS) centre at UNSW Sydney. The candidate will investigate the impact of alternative...read more