Mechanisms of epigenetic memory

Job Title  
Post-doctoral fellow

Summary of responsibilities
Under the supervision of Dr. Nicole Francis, the post-doctoral fellow will be in charge of planning and executing experiments
Main tasks
To be discussed with Dr. Francis

Project description
A post-doctoral position is available immediately in the Francis lab to study mechanisms of epigenetic memory using Drosophila as a model system. Experience with Drosophila genetics is required. This is a unique position to join a small team that is working to discover transcription memory mechanisms used by Polycomb Group proteins. The project involves genetics, genomics, genome engineering, cell biology, microscopy, and molecular biology. The lab is located at the IRCM, and is affiliated with U. Montreal and McGill University. This is a one year position, with the possibility to renew. If you are interested in the position, or in learning more about it, please send your CV, and a brief description of your research interests. We are looking for a highly motivated, interactive person to join our team!

Required qualifications

  • A PhD in molecular biology, genetics, or biochemistry, obtained no later than 2018
  • Experience with Drosophila
  • Experience with cloning
  • Experience with flow cytometry and insect cell culture is an asset but not essential

How to apply
Send your resume until position filled specifying Competition – post-doctoral fellow  to

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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