Research Scientist

Position Type: Permanent Staff

Department: Lineberger Compr Cancer Center - 426801

Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty Research

Vacancy ID: NF0002550

Position Summary: Lineberger Cancer Center laboratory is seeking a scientist to independently guide assay development, genomic analysis, and preclinical in vivo assessment of therapeutic agents targeting receptor and intracellular tyrosine kinases. The lab identified and has studied these several RTK genes for 20 years and now using genetically engineered mice and chemical agents to understand the mechanisms of their actions. These kinases have roles in the mouse innate immune system, and in neoplastic cells. Assays of MerTK action in human samples will also be developed. Expertise in immune analysis, genomic analysis and biochemical, molecular assays are areas of interest. Experience with mouse models of cancer is highly desired.

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Education Requirements: PhD in relevant biomedical science.

Qualification and Experience: Three (3) years of experience in industry or academia with a range of immune, molecular, cellular and animal model experimentation experience required. Four (4) or more years preferred. Postdoctoral experience is desired but not required.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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