Biology

NSF funded post-doc in comparative genomics or cell signaling


NSF and AHA funded post-doctoral position available in the Davidson lab at Swarthmore College.

Searching for a post-doc who is passionate about both teaching and research. We are studying the interplay between division and inductive signaling. In particular, we are exploring how signaling receptors are trafficked in dividing cells to generate asymmetric induction of a cardiac progenitor lineage. We are also using comparative genomics to explore the evolutionary constraints that shape gene regulatory networks. We study these questions in the invertebrate chordate, Ciona robusta. Ciona embryos consists of extremely low cell numbers allowing high resolution analysis of intra-cellular dynamics in intact embryos. The ease of generating transgenic Ciona embryos make this an excellent model organism for undergraduate research. We have recently initiated a collaboration with Danelle Devenport at Princeton focused on similar processes in cultured mouse epithelial cells. This is a great opportunity for a post-doc with an interest in undergraduate teaching and research. My former post-doc recently started a tenure-track position at a small liberal arts college and it was clear that the combination of a strong research record along with a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate mentoring and teaching made her a strong candidate for this very competitive career track.

​Applicants should have a PhD (or be close to completing one) in a relevant subject area. Excellent communication skills and a commitment to undergraduate mentoring are essential.

To apply or if you have questions about the position – please send your CV and a cover letter describing your interest to Bradley Davidson at bdavids1@swarthmore.edu. I will be in touch with instructions for submitting a formal application.

Proposed start date: July 1st, 2020 (Flexible).

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