Postdoctoral Researcher in Molecular Biology

Employer
Tulane University
Location
New Orleans, LA

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Position Type
Postdoc
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Postdoctoral Researcher in Molecular Biology

Location:
New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Jun 16, 2022
Description:

Tulane Center for Aging Molecular Imaging Core is seeking a postdoc with a strong background in molecular biology, imaging, and histology. The postdoc will be responsible for client-based projects involving spatial transcriptomics. Tasks include troubleshooting and documentation of spatial transcriptomic-based assays. Specifically, pre-planning of tissue isolation and embedding for spatial transcriptomic projects, sectioning, RNA isolation, quality control,   and documentation of the results to aid in publication. The postdoc will provide appropriate spatial transcriptomic sample setup and preparation support and execution for investigators who are seeking answers to biologically important questions and will integrate with the Tulane Center for Aging Genomics and Bioinformatics cores to provide a seamless pipeline for sequencing and bioinformatic analysis. The postdoc will also assess new technology in this area as it develops, track reagent needs for the core, and suggest and make protocol improvements.

The postdoc will also participate in academic research. The lab is is focused on understanding the influence of aging and metabolism on bone and soft tissue regeneration using the mouse digit tip regeneration model. The available project incorporates in vitro and in vivo approaches such as cell culture, immunohistochemistry, Seahorse, micro-CT analysis, gene expression and functional assays.

 

Tulane University is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Under-represented minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply.

 


Qualifications:

A qualified successful candidate should be self-motivated and detail oriented with a strong background in molecular biology, genetics, regeneration, aging or developmental biology and have clear oral and written communication skills. Preferred applicants would be willing to work with and guide students, generate publications, contribute to grants, and work as a team to help with the day to day operations of the lab. Preferred qualifications include prior publications and experience working with animal models.


Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should provide 1) CV, 2) a brief letter detailing your interest in the lab and past research experience, and 3) contact information for three research references.

Tulane University is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Under-represented minorities and women are especially encouraged to apply.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane University is committed to creating a community and culture that foster a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We are intentionally seeking candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow.

Tulane University is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources & Institutional Equity by phone at 504-865-4748 or email hr@tulane.edu.

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