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Postdoctoral Fellow

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

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Science & Technology, Chemistry & Biochemistry
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Full Time
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Four-Year Institution
Postdoctoral Fellow

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Nov 28, 2022

A Postdoctoral Fellow position available in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine.

We are seeking a motivated candidate who is proficient in DNA, RNA and cell culture methods. The successful candidate will be capable of investigating the role of human papillomavirus (HPV) or Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) in its associated human cancers. The work will involve methodologies including next-generation DNA/RNA-sequencing, FISH analysis, mutagenesis, cloning, RNA and DNA preparation, FACS analysis, cell-based assays including western blotting, co-IP, cell proliferation/growth, manipulation of cell culture, and immunofluorescence staining.


Ph.D. or M.D. with experience in molecular biology and biochemistry.

  1.  Proficient in cellular and molecular biology research skills and advanced experimental techniques. 
  2.  Good computer skills, including an advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and/or Power Point software applications.
  3.  Solid analytical skills and attention to detail;
  4.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills ;
  5.  Excellent organizational skills;
  6.  Excellent interpersonal skills;
  7.  Ability to multi-task, and prioritize work assignments;
  8.  Ability to maintain confidentiality in all work performed
  9. Ability to independently work on research assignments.
  10. Ability to give oral presentation of experimental results in lab meetings and research conferences.
  11. Ability to instruct graduate and undergraduate students in the lab, as needed.
  12. Ability to review journal manuscripts and provide critiques.

Application Instructions:

Please use the link provided to submit your CV.

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

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