Postdoctoral Fellow - Cancer Biology (Req #1185)

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Postdoctoral Fellow - Cancer Biology (Req #1185)

  • Employment Type: Staff - Regular
  • Employee Class: Post Doctoral Assoc FT-HSC
  • Bargaining Unit: BU Exempt
  • Shift: 1
  • Work Hours: 0800 - 1700
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • FTE: 1
  • Location: HSC College
  • Department: Dept. of Cancer Biology
  • Number of Openings: 1
  • Salary Range: Salary is commensurate of education and experience.
  • Grade: Post Doctoral Associate - PD01
  • Float: N/A
  • Rotate: N/A
  • On Call: N/A
  • Travel: Yes
  • Weekend/Holiday: Yes
  • Requisition ID: req1185
  • Position Control Number (PCN): T98870
  • Posting Period: 10/24/2019-10/30/2019 external
  • Position Description

    The postdoctoral fellow for this position will conduct research on chromatin remodeling and epigenetic regulation in melanoma.


    Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


    • Ph.D. in Biological or Biomedical Science Fields required.
    • Good track record of peer-reviewed publications, required.
    • Expertise in gene regulation, chromatin, and cancer is preferred.
    • Skills in Chromatin Immunoprecipitation, Western blotting, CRISPR-knockout and shRNA knockdown, protein expression and analysis, cell cycle analysis, immunofluorenscence, subcellular fractionation, mitochondria isolation, immunoprecipitation, human primary and cancer cell culturing, mouse handling and experimentation is preferred.  Some knowledge in bioinformatics would be advantageous.
    • Willingness to write a postdoctoral fellowship application, required.

     Communication and other skills:

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (in English).
    • Ability to work cooperatively with a multidisciplinary research team.
    • Ability to perform experiments with initiative and independence, under general guidance from the PI.

    Working Conditions:Works in a research laboratory environment. Must be familiar with chemical hygiene and biosafety procedures, and willing to accept training in such procedures. Work will involve some exposure to and handling of research animals (mice), potentially biohazardous substances (recombinant DNA, retro and lentiviruses, ATCC human cell lines), and potentially hazardous chemicals (organic solvents, cancer chemotherapeutic drugs). The irregular nature of the timing of research projects may require some evening and weekend hours to complete experiments.

    The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 10/17/2019
    Application Due: 11/1/2019
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