Postdoctoral Scholar, Cancer Metabolism

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Postdoctoral Scholar, Cancer Metabolism
University of California Los Angeles

Requisition Number: JPF06423

The Clark Lab in the Crump Institute for Molecular Imaging is currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated scientist to conduct research into cancer metabolism, with the goal of identifying new strategies to target metabolic vulnerabilities in cancer. The ideal candidate should have a strong publication record and detailed knowledge of metabolism with applicable skills in biochemistry and molecular biology; should be able to work independently and in a team; and should have excellent oral and written communication skills. The Crump Institute provides a unique, fast-paced, and collaborative environment containing integrated technologies that are ideal for innovative problem solving among a variety of scientific disciplines.

The potential candidate for this opportunity will be involved in collaborative research to identify and study targetable metabolic vulnerabilities in cancer.

  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Chemical Biology, or a related field is required with a strong publication record in peer reviewed journals
  • A superior academic performance and publication record
  • Sound knowledge of standard techniques in biochemistry and molecular biology, including molecular cloning, immunoblotting, immunohistochemistry, and cell culture
  • Must be able to prioritize work, multi-task and be very well organized
  • Effective problem-solving skills and the ability to be self-directed
  • Must have demonstrated awareness of safety practices required for working with biohazards and radiation
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) with strong work ethics
  • Highly motivated and demonstrates the ability to work efficiently and productively in a dynamic team environment with other scientific disciplines.
  • Experience studying metabolism is highly desirable
  • Experience with cell culture and animal models of cancer is highly desirable

    Interested applicants please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV) and the names/contact information of three references.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 5/11/2021
    Application Due: 5/11/2033
    Work Type: Full Time