Description: Our laboratory in the Department of Dermatology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking to immediately recruit a Postdoctoral Fellow to study epigenetic and epitranscriptomic gene regulatory mechanisms in epithelial cancers and aging. The ideal candidate would have a strong background in bioinformatics and the analysis of a variety of next-generation sequencing data. Experimental techniques utilized range from ChIP-seq, m6A-seq, and single-cell RNA-seq to a variety of molecular and imaging assays utilizing both in vitro and in vivo approaches.

Qualifications: Applicants are required to have an M.D. or Ph.D. in biomedical science or a related field and substantial experience conducting independent research, with at least one first author publication in an internationally recognized, peer-reviewed, science journal. Prior experience in bioinformatics is highly desired. Preference will be given to candidates with in-depth training in research involving next-generation sequencing technologies and bioinformatic analyses.

Contact: Please email a cover letter with a brief statement of your research interests along with your current CV, including bibliography and contact information of 3 references to Brian C. Capell, M.D., Ph.D. at Please include the title Postdoctoral Position in the subject of the e-mail.