Developing gene-editing tools for mosquitoes and ticks
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Nevada Reno
Molecular Biosciences Program
Position description: A Post-doctoral associate position is available starting June, 2018 in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Nevada Reno. The successful applicant will conduct vector biology research including mosquito and tick embryo injections, gene editing by CRISPR-Cas9 in order to enable genotype to phenotype studies with a focus on insulin signaling pathway, and bioinformatics. UNR provides competitive salaries, health insurance and retirement benefits.
Deadline for applications: This position is open until a suitable candidate is found.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a Doctoral degree in Biological Sciences or a related discipline. Experience with molecular biology and genome and transcriptome data analysis is desirable.
Application materials: Applications and inquiries should be sent by email to Dr. Monika Gulia-Nuss (email@example.com). Applicants should attach a concise, current CV (publications, presentations, awards, and other information), a short statement of intent, and contact information for three references.
Location: Reno is located in northern Nevada near the Sierra Nevada mountains and offers outstanding four seasons living 30 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe and the amenities of a university town with excellent schools, arts and entertainment and outdoor recreation, including skiing, snowshoeing, fishing, hunting, cycling and off road exploring. We are also located only three hours from San Francisco and the beautiful Northern California wine country.