20170517_1918_3868

Job ID: 
3868

Institution

University of Pittsburgh/Magee-Womens Research Institute

Position Information

Position Title: 
Postdoctoral Fellow
Position Type: 
Postdoctoral
Primary Species: 
Human
Mouse
Salary Range: 
$

Suggested Requirements

Education: 
Ph.D.
Citizenship: 
NA

Position Responsibilites

Teaching: 
0%
Research: 
0%
Extension: 
0%
Brief Description of Duties: 

Postdoctoral positions are available at the University of Pittsburgh/Magee-Womens Research Institute to study the genomics of reproductive aging, by identifying human variants that cause infertility, miscarriage and embryonic arrest. The laboratory utilizes transgenic animals to model pathologic human variants, study mechanisms and identify therapies. The laboratory utilizes molecular and cellular biological techniques, whole exome and genome sequencing, chromosomal microarrays, CRISPR generated humanized mouse animal models, and targeted knockouts. The candidate will also be exposed to clinical cases, clinical interventions, counseling and recruitment. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics or related fields; experience with reproductive tract preferred. Experience with transgenic mouse models and basic molecular biology techniques are desirable, but not essential. The position is open to U.S. citizens, non-citizen U.S. nationals, or those lawfully admitted for permanent residence. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, their CV, and the names and contact information of three references electronically to:

Aleksandar Rajkovic, M.D.,Ph.D.
Professor
Marcus Allen Hogge Chair in Reproductive Sciences
Magee Women’s Research Institute and Foundation,
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
University of Pittsburgh
204 Craft Avenue – A224
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Email: rajkovica2@mail.magee.edu

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