Postdoctoral Scholar - Department of Genetics and Genome Sciences

A Postdoctoral Scholar position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Ahmad Khalil within the Department of Genetics and Genome Sciences at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. The Khalil Lab focuses on epigenetic mechanisms of gene regulation by lincRNAs, and their roles in human cancers.  We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a strong background in epigenetics, bioinformatics or related areas. All applicants are expected to be proficient in general molecular biology, molecular cloning, PCR, as well as DNA, RNA, and protein preparation and analysis. Strong written and oral communication skills are essential. A Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Genetics, Molecular Biology, Physiology, or a related field is required.

Information on the research of Dr. Khalil may be viewed at:



Interested applicants may e-mail a cover letter, brief description of research experience and interests, CV, and contact information for three references to Dr. Ahmad Khalil, email address:


Working Conditions

General laboratory environment. May have exposure to chemical, animal, and blood borne pathogen hazards. Mandatory laboratory safety training will be provided. Required personal protective equipment includes a standard lab coat, gloves and safety glasses when appropriate.

Diversity Statement

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Reasonable Accommodations

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.