Mentor: Nicole C. Riddle, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biology, Department of Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham,

A full-time postdoctoral position is available in the Riddle lab (Department of Biology) to study the HP1 family of chromatin proteins in Drosophila.  We are looking for a highly motivated individual with a strong background in molecular biology.  Prior experience with Drosophila is beneficial, but not required.  Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated interest in chromatin biology and/or epigenetics.

Interested individuals should email their CV (with a cover letter) including contact information for three references to:

Postdoc Awards and Benefits 

Competitive postdoc awards are available including internships, grant incentives, funds to enhance education and collaboration outside UAB, and teaching opportunities at local universities. There is also a Postdoc Research Day with monetary awards.

The OPE strongly encourages UAB research mentors to follow the National Research Service Award stipend level guidelines, and postdoctoral scholars qualify for health, life, and other insurances. They also have the right to participate in the university‚Äôs 403(b) program and enjoy vacation, sick leave, maternity/paternity leave, and other benefits.