Postdoctoral Fellow: Cell and Developmental Biology, Brown University, Providence, RI

Posted 1/30/2019

Position type: Full time, at least for 2-3 years (or maximum of 5-6 years with annual renewal)

  •  Annual Stipend of $50,000 or higher. Insurance and benefits are separately provided.
  • Qualification: PhD in the field of Cell and Developmental Biology.

Project Description:

  1.  Cell and Developmental Biology: Identifying how germline factors contribute to cellular functions and development, using sea urchin embryonic cells and human cancer cells.
  2. Evolutionary Developmental Biology: Discovering how the molecular evolution alters the developmental program and contributes to species diversity, using multiple echinoderm embryos.

Required skills: Research record in Cell biology, Embryology and Live imaging (e.g. microinjection, optogenetics, and 4D-confocal imaging). Experience in Biochemistry and bioinformatics is also welcomed. The PI will provide necessary trainings both in experiment conducting and manuscript/grant writing.

We greatly appreciate one’s independent thinking, creativity, curiosity, enthusiasm, and hard working. Interested individuals should contact the PI (Mamiko Yajima, PhD): mamiko_yajima@brown.edu. Please enclose your CV, Cover letter and reprints of your representative works (if any), and the contact information of your three referees. Reviews will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Last Updated 01/30/2019