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Research Fellow, Center for Precision Medicine

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Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina

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Mon, 08 Mar 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Details Full-timeEstimated: $40,000 – $53,000 a year10 hours ago Qualifications – Genetics – Data analysis skills – Doctoral degree Full Job Description Wake Forest Baptist Health is a pre-eminent academic health system based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Wake Forest Baptist’s two main components are an integrated clinical system – anchored by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, an 885-bed tertiary-care hospital in Winston-Salem – that includes Brenner Children’s Hospital, five community hospitals, more than 350 primary and specialty care locations and more than 2,500 physicians; and Wake Forest School of Medicine, a recognized leader in experiential medical education and groundbreaking research that includes Wake Forest Innovations, a commercialization enterprise focused on advancing health care through new medical technologies and biomedical discovery. Over the past decade, the Olivier lab, with collaborators all over the U.S., has been developing a technology called Hybridization Capture of Chromatin-Associated Proteins for Proteomics (HyCCAPP) to investigate how proteins interact with DNA in the nucleus, and how genetic sequence variation in the DNA impacts protein binding. For this NIH-supported project, we are recruiting a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Center for Precision Medicine to assist in the development of the technology and the analysis of HyCCAPP data. If you have expertise in molecular genetics, are interested in gene expression regulation and in technology development in general, this may be an opportunity for you! The fellow would actively participate in a wide range of ongoing research projects studying the molecular basis of human cardiometabolic diseases and aging, using both human and animal studies. The ideal candidate would be highly motivated, learn quickly, and have a good degree of independence. Individuals should have a Ph.D. in molecular biology, genetics, or related field, and experience in the following techniques. – Sequencing and sequence data analysis – qPCR assay design and data analysis – Chromatin Immunoprecipitation – Luciferase promoter reporter assays – Cell culture Candidates who are interested in working in an interdisciplinary and collaborative environment are encouraged to submit their curriculum vitae, a 1-page statement describing their relevant background and career goals and names of two references To for this position, please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button on this page. You must complete the application process and then submit your application by clicking on the ‘Submit’ button located at the bottom of the page titled ‘Submit Online Application’. You will receive the following message once you hit the submit button: ‘You have successfully submitted your job application’. Computers are available foring within the lobby of the Human Resources Department located at 1920 West First Street, (on the corner of Miller and First Street) Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27104. You may also call our office for assistance at . Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm. If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our Supervisor of Office Services by phone or email at . It is the policy of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to administer all educational and employment activities without discrimination because of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification or a statutory requirement) in accordance with all local, state, national laws, executive orders, regulations, and guidelines. Show full job description Apply Now