The Fordyce Lab at Stanford University is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral position working closely with NIST/ABMS and Novartis to develop and validate a new critical next-generation diagnostic test with direct implications for human health. This unique position will include opportunities for close interaction with Novartis scientists, making it ideal for highly skilled and motivated recent PhD graduates interested in acquiring valuable industry-relevant experience. Responsibilities will include both evaluating current methods of quantitative detection of RNA transcripts and developing new cutting-edge techniques for nucleic acid detection. Experience with qRT-PCR, genome-wide sequencing, other quantitative molecular biology techniques, and/or novel assay development is required. Experience with microfluidic device design and fabrication is a plus but is not required. Interested applicants should send their CV and contact information for 3 references to: pfordyce at stanford dot edu.