Postdoctoral Fellow

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Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 220623

Required Qualifications Ph.D. or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university.Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Willingness and ability to work with research teamsWillingness to work on both in vitro and in vivo studiesAbility to work independently with only general supervisionExcellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skillsDetail-oriented with strong organizational and prioritization skillsBasic competency in data management and analysis or willingness to learnAbility to complete work and to meet deadlines and maintain confidentialityProficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases or willingness to learnPreferred Qualifications
  • Experience of working in the field of cancer biology and drug development.
  • Experience in animal experiments and bioinformatics. Clinical background to correlate experimental findings with cancer and application.
  • Experience in studying signaling pathways with basic molecular and cellular skills such as Western blotting, gene knockdown and knockout, Flow analysis, Immunohistochemistry, ELISA, proteomics.
Responsibilities This position involves participation in laboratory experiments to complete NIH funded research aimed at developing innovative regimens against squamous carcinoma. The main project involves testing new drug efficacy in vitro and in vivo, identifying gene functions and regulations, generating animal models, and elucidating molecular mechanism of drug action. The individual must be energetic and highly organized, and able to work with minimal supervision after training. Duties include, but are not limited to, cell culture, experimental design assays, data collection and data publish. The duties include, but are not limited to:
    Learn through engagement in an advanced level of scientific, technical and administrative work.Participate in research data collection and documentation within relevant guidelines and protocols.Develop and evaluate new research techniques and procedures; public results in scientific journal.Perform a variety of complex chemical, biological, cytologic, microscope, histologic, surgical, clinical, statistical/computational and dissections procedures.Perform all other related duties/tasks as assigned.
Shift/Salary Shift: Days/M-F Salary: $47,476/Annually Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position Recruitment Period:Conditions of Employment All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.PostDocStatement This position is being posted as a Postdoctoral position; however, dependent upon the selected candidate's education, training, experience and prior job performance, they may qualify for a Postdoctoral or Senior Postdoctoral level.Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited




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Posted: 12/28/2020
Application Due: 2/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time