Postdoctoral Associate - Sun Lab
| Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)|
United States, Alabama, Birmingham
|November 18, 2023|
Primary Work Address: 1720 2nd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL, 35294
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About the role:
We are seeking postdoctoral associates that are passionate about optimizing and developing novel genomics and biochemical tools in both C. elegans and mouse nervous system to profile their molecular composition in increased cellular resolution. This position is ideally suited for candidates with a strong background in genomics and biochemistry, and want to apply their skills in diverse animal models to answer interesting neurobiological questions. We welcome all interested applicants, and all applicants can email at firstname.lastname@example.org.About Department/Lab:
The Sun Lab is part of the Department of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology, with secondary appointment in Neurobiology and Genetics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The Lab utilizes both C. elegans and rodent models, in combination with genomic, genetic, behavioral, and microscopy techniques to understand gene-environment regulation of neural development/plasticity through transcriptional and chromatin-based mechanisms, and how they are dysregulated in neural disorders. For more information on specific areas/projects, see sunlaboratory.org.What we provide:
In addition to the duties specifically identified by this job description, the position will include other duties if and as assigned by the direct supervisor or others with supervisory authority over this position.Scope
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.Please Note:
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.Compensation and Benefits
Our employees are compensated from a total rewards perspective in many ways for their contributions to our mission, including competitive pay, exceptional health benefits, retirement plans, time off, and a range of recognition and wellness programs. Visit our site to learn more.HHMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Compensation and Benefits
Our employees are compensated from a total rewards perspective in many ways for their contributions to our mission, including competitive pay, exceptional health benefits, retirement plans, time off, and a range of recognition and wellness programs. Visit our site to learn more.
Compensation Range$70,000.00 (minimum) - $80,500.00 (midpoint) - $91,000.00 (maximum)
HHMI's salary structure is developed based on relevant job market data. HHMI considers a candidate's education, previous experiences, knowledge, skills and abilities, as well as internal equity when making job offers. Typically, a new hire for this position in this location is compensated between the minimum and the midpoint of the salary range.