Postdoctoral Associate (63269)

Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Aug 04, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Postdoctoral Associate position available immediately in the Laboratory of Dr. Mingyi Xie (Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Cancer Center, University of Florida) to study the Function and biogenesis of alternatively-processed microRNAs and Integrator complex-mediated RNA processing.

The Xie lab’s immediate research goal is to further delineate the unique modes of miRNA production (Sheng et. al.-Nucleic Acids Res.-in revision), including Integrator-mediated RNA metabolism, and understand the functions of these special miRNAs in herpesviruses and their hosts. Such research will allow the design of therapies for related oncogenic herpesviruses and cancers.

Visit Xie lab website: for more information.

Annual salary: $47,476.00

Minimum Requirements: PhD in molecular biology or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in protein purification and bioinformatics.

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter stating laboratory experience in RNA/protein biochemistry and bioinformatics, your long-term career goals, and date of availability to begin postdoc research; Curriculum vitae (including publications and awards/honors); and list of at least three references.

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply.

The final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.


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