Postdoctoral Associate, DNA Topology in Fundamental Processes - Wang Lab
| Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)|
United States, New York, Ithaca
|December 02, 2023|
Primary Work Address: 518 Clark Hall, Ithaca, NY, 14853
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We are currently seeking an innovative and self-driven Postdoctoral Associate to work within the lab of Dr. Michelle Wang, Professor of Physics, J.G. White Distinguished Professor in the Physical Sciences, and Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigator at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. The Wang lab operates at the intersection of physics and biology - pioneering single-molecule techniques to investigate DNA mechanics and topology of fundamental biological processes and theoretically modeling these processes using statistical mechanics and thermodynamics. More information about the lab, and links to publications, can be found on our website: .
About the Postdoctoral Associate position:
What we provide:
What you bring:
Applicants should submit both their curriculum vitae and a detailed statement on how their experience and interests relate to the lab's work.
Remaining in a normal seated or standing position for extended periods of time; reaching and grasping by extending hand(s) or arm(s); dexterity to manipulate objects with fingers, for example using a keyboard; communication skills using the spoken word; ability to see and hear within normal parameters; ability to move about workspace. The position requires mobility, including the ability to move materials weighing up to several pounds (such as a laptop computer or tablet).
Persons with disabilities may be able to perform the essential duties of this position with reasonable accommodation. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be evaluated on an individual basis.
This job description sets forth the job's principal duties, responsibilities, and requirements; it should not be construed as an exhaustive statement, however. Unless they begin with the word "may," the Essential Duties and Responsibilities described above are "essential functions" of the job, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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Compensation Range$70,000.00 (minimum) - $80,500.00 (midpoint) - $91,000.00 (maximum)
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