Postdoctoral Position at University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis

Description: The faculty mentor for this position will be Dr. Byron C. Jones. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral position in pharmaco/toxicogenetics. Send statement of purpose, curriculum vitae, and relevant recent publications to: Dr. Byron C. Jones, Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 855 Monroe Avenue, Memphis TN 38163 or by email to
Qualifications: Qualifications include recent (no more than 3 years) PhD (no ABDs) and experience with forward genetic analysis of drug and toxicant effects in animal models. Background in statistics and experimental design helpful. The successful candidate will work with genetic reference populations of mice and will conduct experiments on toxicants such as paraquat, maneb, and MPTP. Experience with large public databases such as GeneNetwork is also helpful.
Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience and based on the prevailing wage for postdoctoral research trainees set by the US Department of Labor. The position includes an excellent benefits package. Located in Memphis, a dynamic Mid-South city rich in culture, history, diversity, music, and cuisine, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is one of the largest, most comprehensive academic health centers in the United States with a solid commitment to postdoctoral training. UTHSC is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Title VI/IX/ Section 504/ ADA/ADEA Employer.

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