Postdoctoral Scholar

University of California, Riverside

Riverside, CA

Job posting number: #7053698

Posted: October 11, 2018

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Dr. Weifeng Gu’s lab, located in the Department of Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology at UC Riverside, focuses on small noncoding RNA/RNAi-mediated gene regulation and antiviral response. We are looking for a highly motivated postdoc to examine how a highly conserved RNA phosphatase regulates genes and RNA viruses in C. elegans and other systems. This research involves RNA biogenesis, antivirus, gene regulation, innate immunity, developmental biology, genomics, RNAi, bioinformatics and cell biology.

The candidate is expected to have extensive knowledge and skills in RNA biology, biochemistry and genetics, with skills in bioinformatics and worm genetics as a plus. This position is funded by NIH and will support a postdoc for 4-5 years with a competitive salary and benefits. UCR is a great place for working and living.

To Apply: Please send a CV and a brief cover letter to Dr. Weifeng Gu at

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

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Job posting number:#7053698
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:University of California, Riverside
United States
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