A postdoctoral research associate position is available in the laboratory of Phil Reno, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine-Philadelphia, PA. The laboratory focuses on the evolution and development of the mammalian skeleton.
Highly motivated candidates are sought to work on an NSF funded project studying the factors influencing growth plate formation and comparative genomics of growth rate with a particular focus on human and hominoid evolution. Candidates with a recent (or nearly completed) Ph.D. and background in comparative genomics, human anatomy, and/or histology are encouraged to apply for this position. The postdoc will conduct tissue collection and nucleotide extraction of mouse samples, perform genomic and epigenomic library preparation, and conduct bioinformatics analyses. The candidate will also be expected to initiate, develop, and execute ongoing and novel collaborative research projects in the lab, as well as participate in educational outreach efforts. There is the opportunity for training in the teaching of cadaver based human anatomy.
To apply for the position, send via e-mail a letter of intent with a description of research accomplishments and goals, a curriculum vitae, and names and addresses of three references to Dr. Phil Reno (email@example.com).