Employment Opportunities

The RNA Society is pleased to provide this job posting webpage to the RNA community. Postings are free to members of the RNA Society. All advertisements will remain posted for a three month period.

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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


Two Postdoctoral Positions - Boston University Medical Campus
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Two Postdoctoral Associate positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Ruslan Aphasizhev at the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Boston University Medical Campus. Our NIH-funded program focuses on mechanisms of RNA processing in trypanosomes...read more


Postdoctoral position to study RNP organization
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A funded postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr Daniel Zenklusen at the Université de Montréal in Montréal, Canada (zenklusenlab.org). The project aims to study fundamental aspects of mRNP and lncRNA organization and its role in regulating metabolism...read more


Postdoctoral Position in Germ Cell Differentiation and RNA Modifications
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A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr Marcos Morgan at NIEHS, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), in the Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. The main goal of the lab is to understand the mechanisms that control cell differentiation...read more


Postdoctoral Associate Position to Study Protein Synthesis in Single Cells -The University of Maryland, College Park
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A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Jiqiang (Lanny) Ling at The University of Maryland, College Park to study microbiology, single cells, host-pathogen interactions, and antibiotic resistance. The Ling lab is interested in combining state-of-the-art single-cell, microbiology, biochemical, genetic, genomic, and proteomic approaches to understand the mechanisms and disease connections ...read more


Postdoctoral Research Associate Position
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We are currently looking to fill a postdoctoral position available in Dr. Lydia Contreras’ lab at the University of Texas at Austin, a top research university in the US. Dr. Contreras is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and a member of the Biophysics...read more


Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Co-mentored)
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Co-mentored post-doctoral research positions are available in the laboratories of Dr. Steve Ziegler and Dr. Ram Savan. Ziegler lab is located at the Benaroya Research Institute (www.benaroyaresearch.org), and the Ram lab is in the Department of Immunology, University of Washington...read more


Postdoctoral fellowship in epigenetics and lncRNA biology in the Calabrese Lab at UNC Chapel Hill
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A postdoctoral fellowship is available in the Calabrese lab to study relationships between chromatin-modifying enzymes, RNA-binding proteins, and long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) during stress. Projects build upon several recent findings from our lab, both published and unpublished. The position offers rigorous training in multiple disciplines and the chance to build a new, high-impact...read more


Postdoc position available at Columbia University to study the biology of m6A RNA methylation in neurons
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A Post-doctoral position is available immediately in the Pellizzoni lab at Columbia University to study the role of m6A RNA methylation in development and disease of the nervous system with a specific focus on the biology of motor neurons...read more


Postdoc Position to Study the Structural Biology of RNA Triple Helices
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The Brown Laboratory at the University of Notre Dame is interested in understanding the biological, biochemical, and structural roles of RNA triple helices, structures that were deduced to form over 60 years ago yet only 3 examples in the human transcriptome...read more


Postdoctoral Position in Single Molecule Biophysics of pre-mRNA Splicing in the Hoskins Lab at U. Wisconsin-Madison
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We are recruiting a highly motivated postdoctoral scientist to pursue research in biochemical and biophysical characterization of human splicing factors. We are specifically interested in scientists ...read more


One-year funded postdoc position to study Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) RNA structure and modification
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A 1-year postdoc position is available at the Vinther Lab, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen. The position will be available as of September 1st, 2020. We are looking for a motivated and skilled postdoc to work on Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) RNA structure...read more


Postdoc in Eukaryotic Ribosome Assembly
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I have a funded post-doc position open in my lab to study ribosome assembly in eukaryotic cells and the impct of faulty assembly on gene expression. Two broad brojects are: 1) Understanding the molecular mechanisms...read more


Postdoctoral Position Available in the Laboratory of Dr. Kamena Kostova
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At the Carnegie Institution for Science, Department of Embryology in Baltimore, MD, we are investigating the fundamental question of how cells respond when their ribosomes break down...read more


Postdoctoral Fellow Position at NIH to study the impact of alternative splicing on cell fate decision and disease using CRISPR-based functional genomics
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Fully funded postdoctoral research positions are available in Thomas Gonatopoulos-Pournatzis Functional Transcriptomics section within the RNA Biology Laboratory at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Frederick, MD...read more


Funded Post Doctoral Positions in the Conlon Lab
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Fully funded postdoctoral positions are presently available in the Conlon Lab, whose studies focus on sex disparities in development and disease. For these studies, we use a highly integrated approach...read more