Post Doctoral Fellow
College of Arts and Sciences
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The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.
Advertised Job Summary
To understand the cellular and molecular mechanisms that underlie the pathophysiology of neurodevelopmental disorders like autism and intellectual disability. Using the human induced pluripotent stem cells as a model system we are focusing on pathways important for the establishment of neutronal circuitry during brain development.Required Education and Experience
PhD in biomedicalPreferred Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Cell Biology, cellular or molecular neuroscience or developmental neurobiology. Extensive expertise in molecular biology (i.e. genome editing technologist), mammalian cell cultures (i.e. neuronal or stem cell cultures), and microscopy is preferred, immunology and stress, as well as a strong biochemical background.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
Experience and knowledge of cellular and biochemical techniques including, immunocytochemistry, western blot analysis, light and confocal microscopy.
Posting Detail Information
Desired Start Date 03/01/2018 Position End Date 02/29/2020 Job Open Date 12/15/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/22901 EEO Statement
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.
Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety/Security Sensitive or Requires a CDL Yes
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