Postdoctoral Fellow, Drosophila Genetics and Cell Biology

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Work type: Faculty Full-time, Research Fellows
Department: Yeshiva College
Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY
Categories: Education/Teaching, Research

Position Summary:      

The Steinhauer Lab in the Department of Biology at Yeshiva University seeks a highly motivated postdoctoral scholar for a research and teaching position. Our lab studies the role of phospholipid metabolism in development, fertility, and physiology, using Drosophila as a model. The project will utilize molecular and cellular biological approaches, including, but not limited to, genome editing, transgenesis, molecular biology, cytology and imaging. In addition to research, the postdoctoral fellow will teach the undergraduate genetics lab course in fall semesters, which is designed to engage students in the lab research project. Yeshiva University is a small liberal arts college located in Manhattan, making this position ideal for the candidate with a strong interest in a career at a liberal arts college.

The Steinhauer Lab is committed to scientific excellence and mentorship for professional growth.

Experience & Educational Background:

  • A Ph.D. in biology or a related field is required.

Skills & Competencies:

The successful candidate will possess:

  • a strong research background
  • excellent organizational skills
  • close attention to detail
  • self motivation

Application Instructions:

Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter.

About Us:       

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more. 

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve.  We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity:           

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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