• Postdoctoral Research Associate

    Job Location US-TN-Memphis
    ID
    39359
    Department
    Structural Biology
    Faculty Member
    Junmin Peng
  • Summary

    Two postdoctoral positions are immediately available for motivated candidates at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, a premier center for biomedical investigation located in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Our group has contributed to the discovery of ubiquitin code and RNA splicing dysfunction in Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The successful applicant will develop mass spectrometry-based proteomics, metabolomics and systems biology tools and/or explore AD pathogenesis by the systems biology tools, as well as diverse molecular, cellular and genetic approaches, using clinical human AD specimens, mouse models, and human stem cell-derived organoids. The overarching aim is to study complex molecular interactions by systems biology, and provide novel insights into AD pathogenesis, therapeutic intervention, and disease biomarker discovery for precision medicine (https://www.stjude.org/peng). Our postdoctoral fellows have extensive interaction with other members for career development in cutting-edge technologies and biomedical research, with numerous postdoctoral alumni becoming principal investigators. Our publication record is available on Google Scholar (150+ publications, 19,000+ citations). St. Jude is a top ranked hospital (#1 for pediatric cancer specialty in U.S. in 2017) and a world-class basic research institute with 260+ faculty members. St. Jude postdoctoral fellows are provided with a highly competitive salary (median $54,000) in an affordable city, a professional development allowance ($2,500), and an array of benefits, including sign-on bonus ($3,000), health, dental and vision coverage, and a retirement program.

    Minimum Education

    The candidate shall have a Ph.D. degree in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, neuroscience, bioinformatics, computer science or a related field or a M.D. degree. Experience in neurobiology, systems biology, or software development is preferred but not required. Candidates must have an excellent publication record. Please apply online and submit CV, three references, a brief statement regarding previous work and future goals to Dr. Junmin Peng (junmin.peng@stjude.org), Member (Full Professor) in Departments of Structural Biology and Developmental Neurobiology, Director of Center for Proteomics and Metabolomics, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

    EEO

    St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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