Postdoctoral Fellow

Job description

Postdoctoral Fellow

Location:
New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Aug 14, 2018
Description:

This laboratory is interested in identifying the mechanisms of tumor progression and metastasis, and therapy resistance in thyroid cancer using animal model and molecular biological methods.

Evaluation of gene function and key signaling events will include the use of in vitro assays and mouse models as well as human specimens.

Perform experiments in the laboratory which will include RNA, Protein extraction, Western blotting, Exosomes isolation, microRNA studies, Q-Real Time PCR, Tissue culture, Transfections as well as carry out data analysis.

Assist in PhD student training and manuscript preparation/writing.


Qualifications:

REQUIRED EDUCATION:

Ph.D. in the field of Biology or Biochemistry

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

Research experience needed in cell biology, cancer stem cells, DNA and RNA techniques and protein chemistry.

Experience in molecular biology skills, cell culture experience and small animal handling preferred.

Instruct and teach technicians, collaborate with other scientists of various disciplines in the Dept of Surgery

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES TYPICALLY NEEDED TO PERFORM THIS JOB SUCCESSFULLY:

  1. Excellent ability in written and verbal communication;
  2. Effective judgment and troubleshooting;
  3. Highly motivated and committed to academic biomedical research;
  4. Expertise in Excel, Graph Pad Prism and other bioinformatics analysis software.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Recently obtained her/his Ph.D. in Molecular/Cell Biology (within 1-2 years)


Application Instructions:

Interested applications should be submitted formally by accessing the link: http://apply.interfolio.com/53362

Questions can be addressed to Emad Kandil, Chief, Endocrine and Oncological Surgery at [email protected]

 

 

 

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Posted: 12/28/2018
Application Due: 10/1/2019
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