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Postdoctoral Positions to Investigate RNA Subcellular Localization

February 15, 2023

Two postdoctoral positions are available in Furqan Fazal’s lab in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) to study the organization of RNAs within cells. The Fazal Lab focuses on systematically interrogating the subcellular transcriptomes of mammalian cells and characterizing the scope, regulation, and function of subcellular localization, particularly at the systems and organismal level. Lab interests span from computational to wet-lab work, though the ideal candidate should have experience in molecular biology, RNA biology, cell biology, and/or informatics. We use a variety of biochemical, biophysical, imaging, genomic and computational approaches to investigate the sequence-function relationship dictating RNA localization.

Find more information email furqan.fazal@bcm.edu 
Apply HERE for position #8018 and HERE for position #8019 (positions are identical).

Weill Cornell

Senior Scientist – Regulatory Noncoding RNAs

February 6, 2023

The Laboratory of Dr. Ben Kleavland in the Department Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Weill-Cornell is recruiting a senior scientist to help investigate regulatory noncoding RNAs. The ideal candidate is a curious and detail-oriented postdoc with a track record of publication who loves the creativity and flexibility of academia, but does not wish to run their own lab. I see this position as a unique opportunity to help a young lab grow while also allowing the scientist to grow and expand their skill set. Responsibilities may include managing research projects, mentoring junior scientists, participating in lab operations, strategizing about new research directions, and helping draft manuscripts. Experience with RNA is preferred but not required. Interested parties should email me directly bek9059@med.cornell.edu. Competitive salary and benefits and a multi-year contract will be offered.

More information at kleavelandlab.org.


Tenure Track Group Leader Structural Biology

February 1, 2023

The Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI) located in Basel, Switzerland invites applications for a tenure-track group leader position (assistant professor level) in Structural Biology. We encourage applications from candidates who have an innovative research program focused on mechanistic questions that are related to genome regulation, RNA metabolism, or protein homeostasis. We particularly welcome applications from individuals using cutting-edge structural biology approaches.

The position includes a generous start-up package including core funding, relocation expenses, and access to state-of-the-art core facilities. The institute also provides a career mentoring program and assistance with research grant applications. Our vibrant, English-speaking scientific environment offers opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration with FMI research teams in our focal areas: Genome Regulation, Multicellular Systems and Neurobiology.

Send informal inquiries to: Marc Bühler, Jeff Chao, or Dirk Schübeler, FMI Director

Apply HERE.


Tenure Track Group Leader in Multicellular Systems

February 1, 2023

The Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI) located in Basel, Switzerland invites applications for a tenure-track group leader position (assistant professor level) in Multicellular Systems. Research groups in this focal area investigate molecular and cellular mechanisms by which tissues, organs and organisms are formed, maintained or destabilized, to understand how healthy and pathological states develop and how tissues function and regenerate. We encourage applications from candidates with innovative research programs and particularly welcome applications from individuals using quantitative and interdisciplinary approaches. 

The position includes a generous start-up package including core funding, relocation expenses, and access to state-of-the-art core facilities. The institute also provides a career mentoring program and assistance with research grant applications. Our vibrant, English-speaking scientific environment offers opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration with FMI research teams in our focal areas: Genome Regulation, Multicellular Systems and Neurobiology.

Send informal inquiries to: Prisca Liberali, Helge Grosshans, or Dirk Schübeler, FMI Director
Apply HERE.

UC Riverside

Tenure Track Faculty (Open Rank) – RNA Biology

January 24, 2023

The Division of Biomedical Sciences within the School of Medicine at the University of California Riverside is seeking to hire faculty at the tenure track Assistant Professor, tenured Associate or Full Professor rank. We are looking for accomplished biomedical researchers with active research programs in Molecular, Cellular and Physiologic mechanisms underlying health & disease in children and the aging population. Areas of research interest include but are not limited to contributions of epigenetics and RNA biology to health & disease, cardiovascular disease, chronic inflammatory disorders, developmental disorders, environmental exposures, diseases associated with adverse childhood events (ACE) or generational stress, diseases relevant to health disparities and inequities, as well as to therapeutic mechanisms of intervention such as medicinal chemistry and chemical biology. Preference will be given to those individuals examining the molecular mechanisms of human disease who are committed to a collaborative approach to research, and who are experts in their specific disease models.

Find more information and instructions to apply HERE.

Columbia Systems Bio

Postdoctoral Positions – Computational or Experimental biology

January 18, 2023

The Laboratory of Dr. Chaolin Zhang in Department of Systems Biology, Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) has multiple postdoctoral openings to conduct research on mammalian RNA regulatory networks and RNA-based precision medicine. We are working to translate fundamental discoveries to RNA-based precision medicine for devastating disorders with unmet medical needs. The Chaolin Zhang Lab. consists of a group of inspired and creative scientists from diverse background. Recent lab members have successfully transitioned into prominent academic and pharmaceutical industry positions.

Find more information and instructions to apply HERE.


Senior Investigator; Investigator in RNA Biology

January 9, 2023

The National Cancer Institute (NCI), Center for Cancer Research (CCR), RNA Biology Laboratory is seeking an outstanding scientist to lead an independent research group focused on any area of RNA biology. The successful candidate will be part of the RNA Biology Laboratory on the Frederick, Maryland campus. The RNA Biology Laboratory, which is the equivalent of a small department at an academic institution, was formed in 2017 to enhance RNA research at the NCI. We seek candidates who will complement our current group of six dynamic and collaborative principal investigators https://ccr.cancer.gov/RNA-Biology-Laboratory. Areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to, RNA therapeutics; long noncoding RNAs; RNA modifications; RNA genomics and bioinformatics; RNA transport and visualization; mechanisms of RNA condensation and granule formation; and the ways in which altered RNA homeostasis results in diseases such as cancer.

Find more information HERE.

Contact Patrick Miller, Faculty Recruitment Coordinator at millerp@mail.nih.gov with questions.


Postdoctoral Fellow, RNA Splicing in Craniofacial Biology

January 3, 2023

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Katherine Fantauzzo in the Department of Craniofacial Biology at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus to characterize alternative RNA splicing mediated by the RNA-binding protein Srsf3 during mouse craniofacial development. This project will combine conditional mutagenesis in the mouse embryo with next-generation sequencing to test the hypothesis that Srsf3-dependent alternative RNA splicing mediates reciprocal signaling between the ectoderm and neural crest-derived mesenchyme during mouse craniofacial development. We are seeking highly motivated, creative and interactive applicants with the ability to work independently. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong background in mouse developmental biology who published a first-author paper as a result of their Ph.D. work. More information about our group and research interests can be found on our website http://www.fantauzzolab.org

Find more information HERE 
- Job Number 26100


Postdoctoral Fellow in RNA Biology

January 3, 2023

The Steckelberg Lab in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at Columbia University is seeking a skilled and enthusiastic postdoctoral researcher to join our team. Our lab is focused on mechanistic, structure-level understanding of host-virus interactions, with a particular interest in the interconnection between viral life cycle and RNA metabolism. Current projects include the analysis of RNA turnover and RNA quality control pathways during infection with RNA viruses of the Coronaviridae, Flaviviridae and Tombusviridae families.

The successful candidate will join the vibrant and collaborative research community of Columbia University Irving Medical Center, and have access to a state-of-the-art structural biology and biophysical equipment.

Minimum QualificationsPh.D. or equivalent degree in biochemistry, biophysics, structural biology, molecular biology, virology, microbiology, or related field. 

Find more information HERE.

To apply, please visit http://apply.interfolio.com/113565 to provide your CV and a cover letter stating your motivation to join our team. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Feel free to email Dr. Lena Steckelberg with any questions.


Tenure Track Faculty, Biochemistry

January 3, 2023

The Department of Biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin–Madison welcomes applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. We particularly encourage applicants who actively promote diversity and inclusion. Top candidates will be exceptional, collaborative scientists performing research at the emerging frontiers of biochemistry. All faculty are expected to sustain an independent, extramurally funded research program, an active publication portfolio, and an exceptional training environment for pre- and post- doctoral trainees. The successful applicant will join a dynamic faculty with broad interests in the biochemical sciences, including but not limited to nucleic acids, systems and synthetic biology, and chemical biology.  

For more information and to apply, click HERE - Job Number 263385-FA


Laboratory Science Professional in RNA Biology

January 3, 2023

The laboratory of Dr. Jay Hesselberth is hiring  a research technician to support collaborative projects to develop and apply support collaborative projects to develop and apply mRNA-LNP formulations in the context of vaccination, including mRNA design, synthesis, and packaging of mRNA into lipid nanoparticles. The Hesselberth Lab is a multidisciplinary group generally focused on molecular technologies, with a recent focus on development of messenger RNA therapies and vaccines. 

Minimum Qualifications
Entry Level: Bachelor’s degree in biology, molecular biology, chemistry, genetics or related field; a combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree on a year for year basis.  Intermediate Level: Entry level qualifications AND one year of experience in an experimental or wet laboratory. Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications
All Levels: Master’s degree in biology, molecular biology, chemistry, genetics or related field; one year or more of experience in an experimental or wet laboratory.

Find more information HERE - Job Number 27580

U of Cihicago

Postdoctoral Fellow, Hayne Lab – University of Chicago

January 3, 2023

The Hayne Lab seeks a talented and enthusiastic postdoctoral fellow to study the structure, function, and regulation of RNA processing protein complexes. The Hayne Lab is opening this winter in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, at The University of Chicago within the Biological Sciences Division.

The Hayne Lab uses interdisciplinary approaches such as cryo-electron microscopy, molecular biology, enzyme assays, and cell biology to understand the maturation of certain non-coding RNAs, such as tRNAs, and to elucidate the molecular mechanisms by which mutations in protein complexes, such as the tRNA splicing endonuclease (TSEN) complex, lead to neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative diseases.

Find more information HERE.

To apply: Please email a CV, including the names and contact information for three references, to: Dr. Hayne at chayne@uchicago.edu


Research Computer Scientist in RNA Biology

December 8, 2022

The laboratory of Dr. Sethu Pitchiaya seeks to hire a research computer scientist to work at the intersection of biological image analysis and bioinformatics. Our work is highly interdisciplinary and lies at the intersection of RNA biology, pathology and technology development. We develop and deploy spatial-resolved, single-cell and single-molecule imaging to interrogate gene regulatory mechanisms at high-throughput and high-resolution, especially in the context of cellular stress response and cancer. 

Find more information HERE.





Positions at All Levels in RNA Biology and Therapeutics, Pfizer

February 17, 2023

Positions available at multiple US Pfizer research locations, including Massachusetts, New York, California, Connecticut, and Missouri.  Job titles span from Director through Senior Principal Scientist, Scientist, Associate Scientist, and postdoctoral fellows. Jobs available that do not require a PhD. Research groups cover RNA Medicine, RNA therapeutics, RNA Biology, RNA Biotherapeutics Discovery Analytics, mRNA-LNP production, Biologics & RNA, and more.
Pfizer careers are like no other. In our culture of individual ownership, we believe in our ability to improve future healthcare, and potential to transform millions of lives. We’re looking for new talent to join our global community, to unearth new innovative therapies that make the world a healthier place. Currently we have 31+ openings for talented RNA scientists.

Find current job openings
 HERE. Be sure to type RNA into the search bar.

Atomic AI

Multiple Positions- RNA Structure, Computational Biology, Functional Genomics, RNA Biology

February 17, 2023

AI-driven RNA drug discovery, with atomic precision. Oriented at the cutting edge of AI, RNA, and structural biology. We want to unleash the power of artificial intelligence on molecular structure to engineer RNA, creating medicines that can tackle diseases that were previously untreatable. Executed by an interdisciplinary, world-class team with deep experience in RNA and structural biology, artificial intelligence, machine learning, genomics, engineering, and physics, we are THE RNA structure company. Atomic AI’s proprietary AI-driven 3D RNA structure engine, known as PARSE, generates RNA structural datasets, integrating machine learning foundation models with large-scale, in-house experimental wet-lab biology to unveil functional binders to RNA targets.

Atomic AI’s culture promotes an open-minded atmosphere, with people willing to push themselves out of their comfort zones to pursue bold ideas. We’re looking for world-class machine learning researchers, engineers, experimental biologists, and drug hunters to help us realize our vision of treating undruggable diseases and impacting patient lives. We are located in South San Francisco.

  • Data Scientist, RNA Structure
  • Senior Scientist, Computational Biology
  • Senior Scientist, Functional Genomics
  • Senior Scientist, RNA Biology

  • Find more information HERE

    Shape Tx

    Multiple Positions – RNA Therapies

    February 17, 2023

    ShapeTX® is pioneering the field of programmable RNA medicines to repair the genetic causes of diseases. By merging innovations in AI and RNA technology to generate and analyze hundreds of billions of therapeutic possibilities, ShapeTX is developing breakthroughs in RNA editing, next-generation AAVs, and disruptive gene therapy manufacturing. The ShapeTX platform enables pharma innovators to design treatments across a wide range of diseases, including rare genetic disorders as well as debilitating conditions, such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and many more.
    At ShapeTX, we are a dynamic team of professionals who are dedicated and passionate about making cures a reality. Through diversity of thought, scientific knowledge, professional rigor and focus we are merging cutting-edge science with extensive drug development expertise to unlock cures to many debilitating diseases. Shape Therapeutics is headquartered in Seattle, Washington with a satellite site in Boston, Massachusetts.


    Multiple Positions in Biotech for All Levels of RNA Scientists

    February 17, 2023

    Proclinical Staffing is currently recruiting RNA scientists for a variety positions in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries. Proclinical is one of the leading international life sciences recruitment agencies. We assist experienced professionals with finding permanent jobs and contract jobs at pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, medical device manufacturers, clinical research organisations and other life sciences companies, including leading global brands and smaller emerging companies. Current job openings in RNA biology and/or molecular biology include-

    Find more information HERE.

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