Post-doctoral Position Available, RNA Laboratory of Dr. Vivian G Cheung, University of Michigan

A post-doctoral position is available in the RNA laboratory of Dr. Vivian G Cheung at the University of Michigan.

This position is intended for a highly motivated individual with an M.D. and/or Ph.D. in RNA biology, cell and molecular biology, genetics or a related field.  Recent graduates are preferred.

Our laboratory studies RNA sequences and structures to understand how they affect cell functions.  Projects include identifying and characterizing proteins that alter RNA sequences and/or structures, and determining how the resulting nucleic acids regulate cellular activities.  Expertise in biochemistry, cell and molecular biology techniques, enzymology, immunofluorescence, microscopy, RNA and protein characterization is highly desirable.  Experience with yeast biology and human genetics is highly preferred.  Candidate will work independently, and are skillful in oral and written research communication. S alary is commensurate with experience.  Send or e-mail a curriculum vitae, a letter stating research interests and contact information for three references to:

Vivian G Cheung, MD
HHMI/ University of Michigan
Department of Pediatrics
Life Sciences Institute
210 Washtenaw Avenue, Room 5435
Ann Arbor, MI 48109