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Postdoctoral Scholar-Human Genetics

UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Los Angeles, CA
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Feb 1, 2023

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+ Human Genetics / David Geffen School Of Medicin / UCLA

Position overview Position title: Postdoctoral Scholar

Application Window

Open March 28, 2022 through Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

Applications are sought for a full-time Postdoctoral position. The successful candidate will work as part of an interdisciplinary research team led by Dr. Chongyuan Luo in the Department of Human Genetics at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. The focus of Dr. Luo's lab is the development of epigenomic technologies and neurodevelopmental disorders. Projects in the lab use epigenomic profiling of primary tissues and disease modeling using in vitro cell culture models. As part of the Impact of Genomic Variation on Function (IGVF) Consortium (, we will investigate the function of genetic variants in diverse human ancestral backgrounds using single-cell multi-omic profiling, population genetics approaches and high-throughput CRISPR interference perturbation. For this position, we are specifically looking for candidates with interests in developing methods for genome-wide perturbation approaches.

This position requires a Ph.D. in related field and experience in cell culture and mammalian gene expression approaches. We expect strong candidates to have demonstrated research skills in the form of preprints or peer reviewed publications.

The salary for this position starts from $70,000/year.

To Apply

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We especially encourage women and those from backgrounds underrepresented in STEM fields to apply to our lab.

Start date: Summer 2022 (flexible).

The position will remain open until it is filled.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

PhD in related field

Application Requirements

Document requirements

+ Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

+ Cover Letter

Reference requirements

+ 3-5 required (contact information only)

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Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.
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