Postdoc in chromatin biology/ histone modifications (Berlin) ~

25 de octubre de 2014

Postdoc in chromatin biology/ histone modifications (Berlin)

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral researcher position in the lab of Ann Ehrenhofer-Murray, starting early 2015, funded by the DFG. The successful candidate will conduct competitive research on the dynamics of histone acetylation by the SAS-I complex in S. cerevisiae. The goal of the project is to determine the cell-cycle dependent turnover of H4 K16 acetylation and its dependence on histone chaperones on a genome-wide level. The group employs molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry and genomics to study epigenetics and gene silencing in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. The group is located at the Humboldt-University in central Berlin.

Qualifications: Candidates should hold a PhD degree or equivalent and have experience in molecular biology, molecular genetics and biochemistry. They should have at least one first author paper in an international peer-reviewed journal and an excellent command of written and spoken English. Knowledge in chromatin, epigenetics and epigenomics is a plus. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, creative and self-driven.

Salary is offered according to German employment rules (E13, full Postdoc position). The contract is offered for three years, starting in early 2015.

Application details:

Please send your CV and publication list with a motivation letter and two contact references, preferably all in one PDF (REf. SJ10-14) by E-Mail, to:

Prof. Dr. Ann Ehrenhofer-Murray
Humboldt-UniversitÃĪt zu Berlin
Institut fÞr Biologie
Chausseestr. 117
10115 Berlin

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Prof. Ehrenhofer-Murray. The Humboldt University is an equal opportunities employer.

Starting date: January 1, 2015 or later

Closing date for applications: Dec 1, 2014

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