Postdoctoral Research Position - Lab of Philip Bevilacqua PhD

Posted on January 26,

Lab of Philip Bevilacqua PhD
Co-Director, Center for RNA Molecular Biology
Professor, Departments of Chemistry and of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Pennsylvania State University

The laboratory of Professor Philip Bevilacqua in the Departments of Chemistry and of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, at The Pennsylvania State University, seeks to fill a postdoctoral research position in RNA Chemistry and Biology. Projects will involve genome-wide probing of RNA structure, mechanistic characterization of RNAs, and testing of their function in vivo and in vitro. The ideal postdoctoral candidate will have extensive experience in one or more of the following fields: RNA chemistry, biology and bioinformatics, broadly defined.  The applicant must have recently received, or be scheduled to receive, a Ph.D. in an area broadly relevant to our research program by the time employment starts. The individual should be highly self-motivated and is expected to lead their own individual projects as well as contribute to collaborative research efforts. Interested and qualified applicants must submit applications electronically to include

1.) A cover letter describing your background and prior training
2.) A CV which includes a list of publications
3.) A brief statement (1-2 pages) of research interests. 

Following a screening of these initial application materials, appropriate candidates will be contacted by email for letters of reference.  This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one-year from the date of hire with a possibility of re-funding. All applicants will be encouraged to apply for independent funding.  Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please submit applications to Phil at [email protected]  Thank you for considering our lab!

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