Post-Doctoral Position - Oncology & molecular biology & radiology imaging

University of Maryland Baltimore
Baltimore, MD

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Exciting positions for postdoctoral fellows or research specialists in chemistry or in molecular biology / biochemistry at the PhD level are currently available at the University of Maryland, Baltimore in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine. Skill with nanoparticle design, construction, and characterization, particularly liposomes is desirable. Expertise in adding functional groups and in radiolabeling is advantageous. Or, skill with molecular biology techniques such as cloning, virus design and construction, and gene expression in vitro and in vivo is needed. Expertise in stem cells and immune cells is desirable. Familiarity with FACS is desirable. Ability to characterize and test these including in animal models is advantageous. Other skills of interest include familiarity with imaging, such as with PET, MR, and optical imaging. The candidates will have the opportunity to work with others and independently, being responsible for literature analysis; experimental design, execution, and analysis; and manuscript writing and submission. Strong communication skills and ability to work with internal and external collaborators will enhance success. The candidates will work in consultation with the Principal Investigator, Vikas Kundra, M.D., Ph.D., Chief of Oncologic Imaging. Interested candidates should submit their cv to:  Barbara Stewart [email protected].

The University of Maryland offers highly competitive salaries with excellent benefits. To apply for this position, please send your curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing your interest, background, and qualifications, and a list of three references (including contact information) to Vikas Kundra, M.D., Ph.D.  [email protected]

The position is subject to a background check. Applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The University of Maryland at Baltimore is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs

The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity , affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of sex, gender identity, race, color, religion, national original, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy .  We value diversity and how it enriches our academic and scientific community and strive towards cultivating an inclusive environment that supports all employees. 




Job: Postdoctoral Fellows
Organization: School of Medicine - Clinical Departments
Job Posting: Apr 6, 2022


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