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Postdoctoral Scholar – Kvon Lab: Mammalian Enhancer Regulation

The Kvon Lab (https://www.kvonlab.org/) in the Department of Developmental and Cell Biology and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at University of California, Irvine is seeking applicants for an NIH-funded Postdoctoral Scholar position. The successful candidate will work on several projects aiming to understand enhancer regulation in the context of the 3D genome and mouse development. The projects will involve using cutting edge mouse transgenic technologies, CRISPR/Cas9 mouse genome editing as well as genomic technologies such as Hi-C and single-cell RNA-sequencing. A candidate with a strong background in analyzing sequencing data (ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq, RNA-seq, or Hi-C) in any model system is preferred. The Kvon Lab investigates transcriptional regulation by non-coding regulatory DNA in the context of mammalian development, evolution, and human congenital disorders (see Kvon et al. Cell 2020, Kvon et al. Cell 2016, and Kvon et al. Nature 2014) and is a member of Center for Complex Biological Systems (CCBS) and NSF-Simons Center for Multiscale Cell Fate Research (CMCF). The Kvon Lab is committed to mentorship and career development for all of its members. UCI provides excellent support for postdocs (https://grad.uci.edu/about-us/postdoctoral-scholars/), which includes the development of leadership and teaching skills, career development, and full benefits. Several child care services are available on the campus. UCI campus is located in sunny Orange County minutes away from the ocean. The city of Irvine is a diverse, safe, and family-friendly city at a driving distance to Los Angeles and San Diego.

Qualified candidates should submit (1) curriculum vitae, including previous work experience and publications (2) cover letter that includes a summary of research interests, why they would like to join the lab and future career goals and (3) contact information for three references to the following recruitment URL: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF06167. Candidates are encouraged to apply by August 20, 2020, but the position will remain open until filled. If you have questions about position, please contact the lab head Evgeny Kvon directly (ekvon@uci.edu). 

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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